Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about the upcoming funeral for murdered Officer Chateri Payne, the state of the investigation and if an arrest is forthcoming.

Raymond tells KEEL listeners that the public viewing for the late officer will be Friday (January 18) from noon til 4:30 at Winnfield Funeral Home on Hollywood Avenue. Payne's funeral is scheduled for Saturday morning (January 19) at 11 at Jewella Avenue's Summer Grove Baptist Church. Raymond also talks about the SPD's plan to use volunteers from other area law enforcement agencies to fill the on-duty void left by Shreveport officers who want to attend the service.

The Chief also gives what details he can about the investigation into Payne's murder, saying that all witnesses have been interviewed and the probe is continuing. The SPD has not named a suspect in the case.

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