CHP Officer Jesus Magdaleno remembered in Visalia

August 27, 2013 12:09:19 PM PDT
Law enforcement officers, family and friends are remembering CHP Officer Jesus Magdaleno.

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Tuesday morning several California Highway Patrol officers brought Magdaleno's body into the Visalia First Assembly of God church for his funeral.

Magdaleno and his brother-in-law were killed during a car-jacking and crash in Las Vegas while they were celebrating his bachelor party. Magdaleno was set to be married next month.

Tuesday, friends and family told said Magdaleno was a generous and helpful person. After the ceremony, Officer Magdaleno will be laid to rest at the Visalia Cemetery.

"I want him to be remembered for who he was and now how he died because it's just too painful. He really was just an overall good guy, you could trust with your newborn baby," said Stephanie Lopez, friend.

"We're honored to be able to be here and help support his family and the community," said Laurie Bisch, Las Vegas Metro Police Department.


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