‘Light the Night’ prayer service held in Mansfield to honor Westerville officers

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MANSFIELD, Ohio -- A "Light the Night" community prayer service was held Friday evening in Mansfield to honor two fallen Westerville, Ohio, police officers.

Officers Eric Joering, 39, and Anthony Morelli, 54, were shot and killed last Saturday after entering a townhome while responding to a domestic dispute. The suspect, 30-year-old Quentin Smith, has been charged with aggravated murder.

Officers Eric Joering, left, and Anthony Morelli, right (Photo courtesy of Westerville, Ohio Police Department)

Hundreds of officers and deputies from around the country attended the officers' funeral on Friday.

(Watch video of the remembrance in the video, above.)

Friday night's event to honor the Westerville officers also honored Mansfield police. The downtown gazebo was lit with blue lights in honor of the officers.

Read more, here.

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