Funerals Set For Slain Topeka Police Officers
Associated Press - Wed 01:50 AM 12/19/2012
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Two Topeka police officers who were shot and killed outside a supermarket will lie in state Friday at the Expocentre, where their funerals will be held Saturday.
Officials announced the arrangements Tuesday for 50 year old Cpl. David Gogian and 29 year old Officer Jeff Atherly.
Both were shot Sunday night while investigating possible drug activity in a parking lot. The shooter, 22 year old David Edward Tiscareno, was later killed following an armed standoff at a Topeka home.
The officers' bodies will lie in state at the Expocentre from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday. Guards will be posted overnight.
Gogian's funeral takes place at the Expocentre at 10 a.m. Saturday, followed by a procession to Penwell-Gabel Cemetery. The funeral for Atherly begins at 2 p.m., also followed by a procession to the cemetery.