Funeral arrangements set for Deputy Carl Koontz; public memorial next week

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Deputy Carl Koontz

KOKOMO, Ind. (March 22, 2016) — Funeral arrangements are set for fallen deputy Carl Koontz.

Koontz died after a shooting early Sunday morning; he and Sgt. Jordan Buckley were serving a warrant around 12:30 a.m. in Russiaville. Koontz was taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, where he succumbed to his injuries. Koontz’s body was transported from Marion County to Howard County on Monday.

A ceremony to honor his life will be held Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Northwestern High School.

Visitation is Monday, March 28, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Northwestern High School. The funeral is Tuesday, March 29, at 11 a.m. at the high school. Burial will follow at Albright Cemetery in Kokomo.