SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — A candlelight vigil is planned in memory of a sheriff’s detective who was killed allegedly by quadruple murder suspect Christopher Dorner.
A press release issued by the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner’s department says the vigil in memory of Jeremiah MacKay will be held in front of Yucaipa City Hall beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
The memorial will be open to all who wish to attend and pay their respects.
MacKay, who had been with the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department for 15 years, was killed on Feb. 12 during a gun battle allegedly with Christopher Dorner in the Angelus Oaks area of Big Bear.
The 35-year-old is survived by his wife and two children, including a newborn.
He was described as a well-loved family man who had a great sense of humor.
On Friday, hundreds of loved ones of MacCay and slain Riverside police officer Michael Crain attended a fundraiser at Shamrocks Pub and Grill in Corona.
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