AUGUSTA-Law enforcement officers were standing at attention when the body of Cpl Eugene Cole arrived at the Medical Examiner’s office today. He had been shot to death by a suspect who remains on the run. Governor Lepage has also directed all U.S. and state flags to be flown in respect of Cpl. Cole. He said “
“Our deepest condolences go out to the family of fallen Deputy Sheriff Corporal Eugene Cole,” said Governor LePage. “He served his community with honor, and his sacrifice will not be forgotten. Our thoughts are also with all of Maine’s law enforcement community as they mourn the loss of their colleague, and we pray for their continued safety.”
He’s asked people to display their flags at half-staff for three days and on the day of Cole’s internment.