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Services Set For Slain Police Officer

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Posted at 7:28 PM, Aug 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-28 20:28:06-04

Services have been set for a Tennessee police officer who was fatally shot.

The city of Maryville said in a news release that the funeral for 32-year-old Maryville Officer Kenny Moats will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Sevier Heights Baptist Church in Knoxville. A visitation at the church will be held starting at 4 p.m.

The statement said a police procession was planned to start at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. It will travel from Smith Mortuary to Keeble Chapel Cemetery in Walland, where a private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m.

Moats was shot in the neck just above his bullet-proof vest while taking cover behind his vehicle Thursday outside a Maryville home. A suspect has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault.