Funeral procession shuts down I55 - - Jackson, MS

Funeral procession shuts down I55

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - I55 South was shut down for a short time during the 9:00am hour, causing traffic delays on the interstate.  Southbound entrances were blocked from north Jackson to downtown for the funeral procession of Officer Glenn Agee.

Agee was a JPD officer killed in the line of duty one week ago.

Funeral services for Agee were at 10:00am at Jackson State University's Assembly Center. He will be buried at the Old Hopewell Church Cemetery in Collins.

A separate memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Old Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Collins.

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