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Body of fallen officer escorted from Austin to San Marcos funeral home

The body of Officer Ken Copeland was escorted from Austin to a funeral home in San Marcos on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo: CBS Austin)

The body of fallen San Marcos Police Officer Kenneth Copeland was escorted from the Travis County Medical Examiner's office to a funeral home in San Marcos on Tuesday afternoon.

Copeland was shot and killed on Monday while attempting to serve a warrant on a man in the El Camino Real neighborhood.

The escort left Austin for the Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos around 3:30 p.m., traveling southbound on I-35.

Law enforcement agencies and fire departments from the area contributed vehicles to the honor guard and drape banners and flags from overpasses along the route.

Funeral plans for Officer Copeland have not been announced.


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