EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSREMEMBERING CPL. BAILEY
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Thousands Gather To Remember Life Of Fallen Trooper
Reported by: Kristin Keeling
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Also Contributing: Bob Aaron, Jeff Morris, Kallie Cart, Wes Armstead
Reported: Aug. 30, 2012 11:22 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 2, 2012 10:36 PM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
Thousands of people gathered together in the capital city on Sunday to remember the life of a trooper who died in the line of duty earlier this week.
Friends, family, and Cpl. Marshall Bailey's fellow members of the WVSP addressed the crowd at the Charleston Civic Center this afternoon.
A procession that included hundreds of patrol cars from various law enforcement agencies throughout the state, followed Bailey's hearse to his resting place.
Cpl. Bailey will be laid to rest at the Bailey Family Cemetery in Poca Sunday evening in a private ceremony.
We will have a complete wrap of the day's events on Eyewitness News at 6, 10, and 11.
Thousands came out to the Charleston Civic Center to pay their respects and honor Cpl. Marshall Bailey who was killed in the line of duty Tuesday night.
You can watch the public service and procession, which started at 2pm, live on WCHS Channel 8 and on your smart phone.
We will have complete coverage of the tribute to his life and service tonight on Eyewitness News at 6.
A public memorial service for WVSP Cpl. Marshall Bailey began at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Charleston Civic Center.
Some six hundred West Virginia State Troopers have taken their seats.
Eyewitness News is carrying live coverage of the service now.
The Charleston Civic Center has been selected as the site for the funeral of the trooper slain in a shooting in Clay County.
The funeral of State Police Cpl. Marshall Bailey will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center, a Civic Center official said.
Bailey was killed Tuesday in the Clay County shooting. Another trooper, a deputy and a bystander were wounded. The suspect was killed.
Details of the funeral service for Bailey were unavailable. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for further updates.
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