The Georgia deputy killed during a high-speed chase in Chambers County last Wednesday will be laid to rest Monday.
Coweta County, Ga. deputy Eric Minix was killed during a high-speed chase that began in Georgia and continued over state lines into Chambers County. As Minix was exiting his vehicle following a crash, he was struck by a Lanett Police officer and killed.
There will be a procession in Georgia on Sunday, starting at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan, Ga. and ending at Crossroads Church in Sharpsburg, Ga. The procession will begin at 2 p.m., and the sheriff’s office is asking the community to come out and show their respects.
Visitation will follow at the church from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m.
Donations can be made to the Georgia Police K9 Foundation or Concerns of Police Survivors.
The driver of the vehicle police were chasing when Minix was killed was taken into custody. He was identified as Decedric Donson, 25, of Pensacola, Fla. Donson is charged with receiving stolen property first-degree and felony attempting to elude.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating.
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