Officers gathering to honor slain Fulton police detective

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Drivers should expect delays as the procession for Fulton police Det. Terence Avery Green makes its way across the city from Turner Field to World Changer’s Church International for the 1 p.m. funeral. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Police officers from around the country began gathering in downtown late Friday morning to honor a Fulton County police detective shot and killed last week.

Drivers should expect delays as the procession makes its way across the city from Turner Field to World Changers Church International for the 1 p.m. funeral.

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Terence Avery Green, 48, was on duty March 4 when he was killed in what a Fulton police assistant chief called an ambush-style attack.

Amanuel Menghesha, the 42-year-old Fairburn man accused of shooting and killing Green, was booked March 5 into the Fulton County jail on murder and aggravated assault charges.

Officers from other agencies were asked to gather at Turner Field at 10 a.m. Friday for an 11 a.m. processional to World Changers Church International on Burdett Road in College Park.

Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park.

Previous coverage:

»Leave condolences for the family of Fulton police Det. Terence Avery Green

»Photos: Remembering a fallen officer 

»Funeral Friday for Fulton officer killed in the line of duty

»Memorial fund set up for sons of slain Fulton officer

»Slain Fulton officer’s mother: It was way too soon for my baby

»Fulton officer “died doing what he loved: protect and serve”

»Terence Avery Green: 1966-2015


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