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Funeral services held for Jackson Police Det. Eric Smith

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Community leaders entering Det. Smith's funeral service. Community leaders entering Det. Smith's funeral service.
Some wore lapel pins adorned with Det. Eric Smith's photo. Some wore lapel pins adorned with Det. Eric Smith's photo.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The funeral service for slain Jackson Police Detective Eric Smith was held Saturday. Services began at 11 a.m. at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center on the campus of Jackson State University.

A visitation was held Friday evening at Black's Chapel Church in west Jackson, where officers from across the state and nation were in attendance.

There were several law enforcement officers from Chicago and New York, along with Jackson residents  and community leaders as well.

Detective Smith will be buried in the Autumn Woods Cemetery in Jackson.

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