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Memorial tonight for Wheeling cop who died during training exercise

A memorial service is being held Wednesday night for a 33-year-old police officer who died after collapsing during a training exercise.

Officer Shamekia Goodwin-Badger was a five-year veteran of the Wheeling police department and a decorated army veteran who served in Kuwait and Iraq.

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Officer Shamekia Goodwin-Badger

Wheeling Police Chief William Benson said Badger died of a blood clot in her lung.

The wake and memorial service will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kollsak Funeral Home.

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2 Comments to “Memorial tonight for Wheeling cop who died during training exercise”

    Alleluia said:
    July 31, 2013 at 3:18 PM

    What a shame a good person has gone to heaven.

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