- First responders and former military personnel paraded into fallen Illinois cop Marlene Rittmanic’s funeral visitation on Thursday. Her funeral will take place on Friday at 10am
- Rittmanic died after responding to a call about barking dogs with her partner Tyler Bailey on December 30
- She was killed by criminal career Darrius Sullivan, 25 – whose rap sheet began in 2014 – who shot her several times in the hallway while she begged for her life
- Sullivan also shot Bailey in the head, who is now recovering in the hospital following the ordeal
Published: 00:05 EST, 7 January 2022 | Updated: 08:33 EST, 7 January 2022
Cops have gathered for the visitation of a murdered Illinois police officer, who is said to have been gunned down by career criminal while responding to a call about killer’s barking dogs.
Fellow officers and friends honored Sergeant Marlene Rittmanic in the chapel at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois, an hour away from Chicago, from Thursday.
All wore their full uniforms, with many also wearing masks and gloves.