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Visitation for Dep. Carl Koontz Monday

Posted at 5:54 AM, Mar 28, 2016

KOKOMO, Ind. -- The visitation for Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz will begin on Monday, and the public is invited to pay their respects.

Thousands are expected to attend.

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Dep. Koontz was shot and killed in the line of duty on March 20 while attempting to serve a warrant in Russiaville, Indiana. 

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Koontz's casket arrived at Northwestern High School Monday morning.

At the high school, Koontz was a school resource officer -- helping keep the halls safe for the kids there.

Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. inside the school's gym. It is open to the public.

Organizers ask anybody attending to enter through the school's main entrance -- labeled Door No. 1. 

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The funeral service for Dep. Koontz will take place at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 29 at Northwestern High School. The procession to Albright Cemetery in Kokomo is expected to start around 2:30 p.m.

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