Slain officer’s body escorted through central Illinois

DECATUR: A procession led by a hearse bearing the body of a slain police officer moved across central Illinois on Thursday, giving hundreds a chance to pay their respects. Law enforcement agencies and other first responders escorted the body of Champaign police Officer Chris Oberheim, 44, through several cities, starting in Champaign, passing through Monticello, where he lived, and ending at a funeral home in Decatur, where Oberheim began his law enforcement career. In Monticello, people lined Bridge Street to show respect to their neighbor. Vic Zimmerman, superintendent of the Monticello School District, said in a statement that Oberheim was involved in the lives of his four daughters, three of whom currently attend Monticello schools. “Police officers, firefighters, and other first responders put their lives on the line every day to ensure that the rest of us are safe – they are there when we need them during our most difficult times and are often not appreciated for their daily work,” Zimmerman said. Oberheim was killed early Wednesday during a shootout at an apartment complex. Officers had gone there in response to a report about a domestic disturbance and encountered the armed suspect. A second officer was wounded. The suspect, 24-year-old Darion Marquise Lafayette of Champaign, was killed in the shootout. Champaign County court records show Lafayette had previous arrests for domestic violence and drug possession.

Popular Cities for Call Girls in India

News References

Related News Headlines

Kandivali Call Girl Categories

Kandivali Call Girl Categories Afghani Call Girls in Kandivali African Call Girls in Kandivali Aunty Call Girls in Kandivali BDSM Call Girls in Kandivali Call

Thane Call Girl Categories

Thane Call Girl Categories Afghani Call Girls in Thane African Call Girls in Thane Aunty Call Girls in Thane BDSM Call Girls in Thane Call

Juhu Call Girl Categories

Juhu Call Girl Categories Afghani Call Girls in Juhu African Call Girls in Juhu Aunty Call Girls in Juhu BDSM Call Girls in Juhu Call