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Hundreds Line Up to Say Goodbye to Fallen Twinsburg Officer

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TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Funeral home calling hours were Thursday for the suburban Cleveland police officer killed in the line of duty last weekend.

The procession and funeral for 33-year-old Twinsburg Officer Joshua Miktarian is scheduled for tomorrow.

Authorities say Miktarian was shot in the head several times during a traffic stop early Sunday. Suspect Ashford Thompson is charged with aggravated murder and is being held on 5 million dollars bond.

Miktarian's wife, Holly, has released a statement thanking people in the community for their "generous support."

Friday, July 18th @ 10am

 
Funeral
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
1 Mt. Zion Circle
Oakwood, OH
 
Interment
Crown Hill Cemetery
8592 Darrow Road
Twinsburg, Ohio 44077
 
Donations can be made to the following address:
Josh Miktarian Fund
c/o The Twinsburg Police Association
Any Fifth Third Bank or the Twinsburg PD
 

Procession Routes (funeral home to church) :

The City of Munroe Falls will be closing the north bound lane of Rt. 91 (Darrow Rd) for the Funeral Procession for Officer Miktarian on Friday, July 18, at 8:30am

  • Citizens may gather to honor Officer Miktarian along Rt. 91
  • Suggested parking: Brust Park on Rt. 91 by the Cuyahoga River or the old Bank One lot at the corner of Rt. 91 and Munroe Falls Avenue.
  • Flags may be placed along the street. The City will pick up any flags left on Monday morning
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