Funeral arrangements for U.S. Marshal Patrick Carothers

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – For the first time, we are getting a chance to put a face with a name. You are looking at a picture of Deputy Commander Patrick Carothers.

Carothers was a 26 year veteran of the U.S Marshals service. The 53-year-old was shot and killed trying to arrest Dontrell Carter Friday morning in Long County, Georgia.

Authorities say Carter shot and killed Carothers. Other U.S Marshals killed Carter during an exchange of gunfire.

Visitation will be Friday afternoon from 2 p.m until 4 p.m. at Flanigan’s funeral home in Buford.

The funeral service will be Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcoss.

Carothers leaves behind a wife and five children.


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