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Celebration of life scheduled for NHP Sgt. Ben Jenkins

Posted at 9:32 PM, Jul 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 02:46:55-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — Nevada troopers will give a formal send-off for a fallen sergeant.

NHP Sgt. Ben Jenkins died March 27 after he was shot during a traffic stop near Ely. His memorial was postponed because of COVID-19.

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Jenkins’ family and law enforcement departments will have a celebration of life in Elko on July 8.

A procession will start at 9:30 a.m., and the ceremony will be shared on Nevada's Highway Patrol Facebook page.