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Funeral services Tuesday for EBR Deputy Nick Tullier

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Posted at 10:22 AM, May 10, 2022

Funeral services will be held today for fallen EBR deputy Nick Tullier.

Tullier, an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy shot during a 2016 ambush in Baton Rouge died Thursday, May 5 at the age of 47.

Tullier's family said Friday that visitation will occur from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Healing Place Church on Highland Road. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Governor Edwards will be at the funeral services where he will speak.

Afterward, a procession will take Tullier's body to the Evergreen Memorial Park on South Range Avenue in Denham Springs. There, a graveside ceremony will be conducted, with full honors.

All services will be open to the public.

Tullier was 42 years old when he and six other law enforcement officers were shot in an ambush in 2016. Three officers, two Baton Rouge Police officers and one East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputy, died.

Tullier suffered gunshot wounds to his head and abdomen and was in critical condition for some time in a Baton Rouge hospital. He was later transferred to a rehab facility in Houston.

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