Funeral arrangements for slain officer changed

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The funeral arrangements for slain Sunset police officer Henry Nelson have been changed.

The funeral service for Nelson will now be held at the Sunset Middle School Gym on Churchill St instead of Zion Traveler’s Baptist Church.

The change is to accommodate the increased amount of expected attendance.

The service will still be Saturday morning at 11:00am. Viewing will being at 8am.

He will be laid to rest at Zion’s Cementery.

Cpl. Nelson died after he was shot while trying a defuse a domestic disturbance on Wednesday.

A Henry Nelson Family Benefit Fund has also been set up at the Bank of Sunset:

Bank of Sunset

863 Napoleon Ave

Sunset, La 70584


Routing#: 065202393

Account#: 3038866

Community leaders have also scheduled a vigil for all the victims in last week’s tragedy across from city hall on Wednesday at 7:00pm.

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