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Motorcade Escorts Fallen Police Officer Back Home

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    April 3, 2014 | 10:51 am
    DES MOINES, Iowa A motorcade of about 15 vehicles left Des Moines headed north Saturday to take Officer Jamie Buenting home.

    Buenting, 37, was shot and killed during a standoff in Rockwell City early Friday. His body was brought to the State Medical Examiner's Office.

    The motorcade headed north on Interstate 35 about 6 p.m. It was made up of police cars, State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies.

    Authorities said Corey Trott, 32, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the case. He is being held in the Sac County Jail.

    Authorities said Buenting is survived by his wife and two children. A fund has been set up for Buenting's family at the First Community Bank, P.O. Box 268 in Rockwell City 50579.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the South Central Calhoun Middle School Gymnasium in Rockwell City. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery in Rockwell City. A visitation is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Palmer and Swank Funeral Home in Rockwell City.

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