Sgt. Daniel Baker Laid To Rest In Dickson County

Posted at 7:41 AM, Jun 05, 2018

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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