Funeral arrangements set for former Kenton County Police Sergeant killed in Afghanistan

Former Sgt. Brett Benton
Former Sgt. Brett Benton

KENTON COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - The Kenton County Police Department has announced the funeral arrangements for a former Sergeant killed in Afghanistan.

Former Sgt. Brett Benton was working as an independent contractor in Afghanistan training members of the Afghan Police Force when he was killed by an IED.

The visitation will be held Tuesday, June 14th at 3:00 pm at the First Christian Church in Richmond, Kentucky.

The funeral will be held at the same church at 11:00 am with the burial immediately following at the Richmond Cemetery.

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