Funeral services announced for slain Ga. corrections officers

Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills gave a news conference Wednesday afternoon giving new details in the manhunt for two escaped convicts accused of killing two correctional officers.

Funeral services have been announced for Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue.

Services for officer Curtis Billue are scheduled to take place Saturday, June 17, at 11 a.m. in the Wilkinson County High School Auditorium in McIntyre.

Monica's services are being handled by Williams Funeral Home in Milledgeville.

His visitation is from 5-7 p.m., Monday at  Williams Funeral Home & Crematory, 1670 N. Jefferson St., Milledgeville.

His service is 2 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church of Milledgeville, 366 Log Cabin Drive, Milledgeville.

Monica and Billue were shot to death after being overpowered by two inmates Tuesday in Putnam County after the prisoners took the officers' guns, according to authorities.

TIMELINE | Manhunt for escaped Putnam County inmates

A statewide manhunt has been underway since the incident, when authorities said Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe were being transported on a bus when they allegedly killed the officers. 


 

 

 

 

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