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Services set for Iowa officers slain in Des Moines

Funeral arrangements have been set for an Iowa officer who was shot to death as he sat in his police car on a suburban Des Moines street.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for the two Iowa police officers killed this week in ambush attacks in Des Moines.

Urbandale police announced Thursday night that the funeral for officer Justin Martin will be held Tuesday at 11:40 a.m. at South Calhoun Middle School in his hometown of Rockwell City. The city of 1,700 is about 75 miles northwest of Des Moines.

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He will be buried at Rosehill Cemetery, a spot on the edge of the community surrounded by farmland.

The 24-year-old Martin was gunned down early Wednesday. About 20 minutes later, 38-year-old Des Moines police Sgt. Anthony Beminio was shot to death as he sat in his car less than 2 miles away.

Police apprehended Scott Michael Greene hours after the shooting and charged him Thursday with two counts of first-degree murder.

Funeral services for Des Moines Police Sergeant Anthony Beminio will be held on Monday, November 7, at 11:00 AM at Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Parkway, in West Des Moines. Visitation will take place at Lutheran Church of Hope on Sunday, November 6, from 2-5 PM. Internment will follow the services at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa.

Sgt Anthony Beminio