The Governor is ordering all flags to fly at half-staff on Tuesday as the Iowa police officer killed last week is laid to rest.
Governor Terry Branstad said, "I have called his widow, Mandy, to express my condolences and that of the people of Iowa for the death of her husband in the line of duty, and the Lt. Governor will be attending the funeral tomorrow."
Governor Terry Branstad will be returning from a trade mission to Asia tomorrow and won't be able to attend the funeral himself. He made his comments during a teleconference from India this morning.
37 year old Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting was shot and killed during a standoff early Friday morning. 32 year old Corey Trott is charged with first degree murder in his death.