Kansas City, MO (KTRS) Services for a slain western Missouri police officer will begin with a candlelight vigil Wednesday evening.
The vigil for Clinton Police Officer Gary Michael starts at 8:30 p.m. at the Henry County Court House. A visitation is scheduled for Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton.
Michael’s funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Benson Convention Center, with a public viewing two hours before the service.
The 37-year-old officer was shot to death Sunday during a traffic stop in Clinton, about 75 miles southeast of Kansas City. A suspect, 39-year-old Ian McCarthy, was arrested Tuesday evening after a two day manhunt. McCarthy has been charged with first degree murder.