Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Funeral Wednesday for slain Utah County officer
First Published Feb 01 2014 03:30 pm • Last Updated Feb 02 2014 05:08 pm

The funeral for a slain Utah County Sheriff’s sargeant is scheduled for Wednesday morning.

The funeral of Sgt. Cory Wride, killed Thursday in a shooting, will take place at 11 a.m. at Utah Valley University Event Center, according to brother-in-law Johnny Revill.

At a glance

Candlelight vigil for deputies

The public is invited to attend a candlelight vigil Sunday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in honor of Sgt. Cory Wride and injured Deputy Greg Sherwood. The vigil will be held at the Sports Park, located at 295 W. Volunteer Drive in Spanish Fork. Attendees should bring their own candles and any extras to share with others; Chinese lanterns are discouraged.

There will also be a donation box for the Wride and Sherwood families.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

There will also be a viewing Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Spanish Fork West LDS Stake Center, 400 N. 650 West. Wride’s interment will be at the Spanish Fork Cemetery, 420 S. 400 East, following the funeral.

Wride, a 19-year veteran, was shot to death Thursday when he stopped his patrol car to check on a pulled-over pickup truck with flashers blinking on State Road 73 between Eagle Mountain and Cedar Fort. The driver was believed to have been Jose Garcia-Jauregui, 27.

Deputy Greg Sherwood encountered Garcia-Jauregui as he reached Santaquin. Someone again fired a handgun out the rear window, striking Sherwood in the head, Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy has said. Sherwood remained in critical condition Saturday at Utah Valley Regional, but the deputy’s prognosis was good, said Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon. Sherwood is expected to leave the intensive care unit in a couple days, he added.

Garcia-Jauregui, and apparently a 17-year-old girl, fled south. Investigators are still trying to determine what the nature of the 17-year-old’s involvement was, Cannon said, who added that she is not a relative of Garcia-Jauregui.

Juab County Sheriff’s deputies eventually caught Garcia-Jauregui after he allegedly carjacked a woman and fired at deputies and passing vehicles on the freeway. Garcia-Jauregu died at the hospital Friday from wounds.

mmcfall@sltrib.com

Twitter: @mikeypanda




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.