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Sgt. Daniel Baker Laid To Rest In Dickson County

Posted: 7:41 AM, Jun 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-05 23:48:40Z
Sgt. Baker To Be Laid To Rest In Dickson County
Sgt. Baker To Be Laid To Rest In Dickson County
Sgt. Baker To Be Laid To Rest In Dickson County

A Dickson County sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot while responding to a call was laid to rest Tuesday.

Dickson County Sgt. Daniel Baker's funeral was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Dickson. 

The Sheriff's office asked people to line Highway 70 following the funeral for a procession. Hundreds turned out to salute him as the procession passed.

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At a visitation on Monday, hundreds filed into the First Baptist Church to pay tribute to him.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the 32-year-old Baker was found dead in his patrol car Wednesday after responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle. 

He is survived by his wife and daughter. 

A GoFundMe has been set up to assist Baker's family. Donations can also be made to the Sgt. Daniel Baker Memorial Fund at any Tri-Star Bank location.   

A district attorney says the state of Tennessee will seek the death penalty against the two suspects charged in the case. 

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