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Services set for 1 of 2 officers killed in south Georgia

Hundreds braved the cold to attend a vigil to show their support for the families of Americus police officer Nicholas Smarr and Georgia Southwestern campus police officer Jody Smith Friday evening, Dec. 9, 2016, in Americus, Ga. Smarr, died after responding to a domestic disturbance call in a Wednesday morning attack. His lifelong friend, university campus Officer Jody Smith, was critically wounded after arriving on the scene as backup to Smarr, and later died from his injuries Thursday.  (Beau Cabell/The Macon Telegraph via AP)

Hundreds braved the cold to attend a vigil to show their support for the families of Americus police officer Nicholas Smarr and Georgia Southwestern campus police officer Jody Smith Friday evening, Dec. 9, 2016, in Americus, Ga. Smarr, died after responding to a domestic disturbance call in a Wednesday morning attack. His lifelong friend, university campus Officer Jody Smith, was critically wounded after arriving on the scene as backup to Smarr, and later died from his injuries Thursday. (Beau Cabell/The Macon Telegraph via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Funeral services for one of two south Georgia police officers killed in the line of duty are planned for Sunday.

Americus police officer Nicholas Ryan Smarr was responding to a domestic dispute Wednesday when he and Georgia Southwestern State University campus policeman Jody Smith were fired on.

The Macon Telegraph (http://bit.ly/2gmnxaC ) reports Smarr's funeral is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Southwestern State University Storm Dome. Pastor Ricky Smarr and Americus Police Chief Mark Scott are officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Services are pending for Smith.

Minquell Lembrick, the suspect in the shootings, was found dead Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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This story has been corrected to fix spelling of Lembrick's first name.

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Information from: The Macon Telegraph, http://www.macontelegraph.com