KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Wednesday, law enforcement escorted the body of Officer Gary Michael, who was killed Sunday night when a traffic stop suddenly turned violent, from Kansas City to Clinton, Mo.
The nearly 76 mile trip began around 9 a.m. You can replay the procession in the video player above.
Officer Michael was just 37 years old and leaves behind a wife and step sons.
The man charged with murdering the officer, 39-year-old Ian McCarthy, was taken into custody Tuesday night near Bucksaw Marina. He is now behind bars at the Henry County Jail and is being held without bond.