CHICAGO (CBS) — Family and friends took the time Saturday to celebrate the life of a former state trooper who was murdered a week earlier.
Hundreds showed up at Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Maywood to pay their respects to Greg Rieves.READ MORE: Fire Department Investigates 2 Fires That Left People Dead Overnight
Many of his colleagues in law enforcement attended the services.READ MORE: At Bond Hearing For Man Authorities Say Was With Him, Prosecutors Say 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Had Gun In Hand When He Was Fatally Shot By Police
Rieves worked for Illinois State Police for 25 years before retiring last year.
He was fatally shot last Friday at a cigar lounge in Lisle. He and several others were watching television when the shots were fired.MORE NEWS: British Cooking School Life Kitchen Launches Cookbook For Those Who Have Lost Smell, Taste Due To COVID-19
Lisa McMullan, 51, is accused of killing Rieves and injuring two other troopers. Police are still not clear on the motive. McMullan died when she turned the gun on herself.