Honoring a Hero: Sgt. Kinterknecht laid to rest this morning

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

All across the state this morning Colorado and American flags are lowered in honor of Sergeant David Kinterknect, the Montrose Police Officer killed in the line of duty Saturday.

Governor Bill Ritter, along with fellow officers, and citizens of Montrose will gather in the gym at Montrose High School at 10 a.m. today.

There will be overflow seating at the high school.

Those who are unable to get into the funeral are invited to line the streets along the procession route.

Graveside services will be held at Cedar Cemetery on East Miami Road.
Montrose City offices will be closed from 11:30 to 1 p.m. so employees can attend.

Kinterknecht was 41-years-old and a graduate of Montrose High School.

He served in law enforcement for 19 years.

He was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance Saturday night.

Officer Rodney Ragsdale, one of two other officers injured in the shooting was released from the hospital Thursday.

Officer Larry Witte was released Wednesday.

If you can't make it to Montrose to pay your respects in person 11 News live stream the service live on this Web site.


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  • by LaDonna Location: Montrose on Jul 31, 2009 at 08:41 AM
    Rest in peace and God bless the family.
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