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DONATIONS POUR IN FOR SLAIN OFFICER’S FAMILIES

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A national charity which displayed a 9-11 Memorial in Sioux City this past year says it will donate funds to help the families of the two police officers fatally shot in ambush-style attacks in Des Moines this week.

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced that it would help the families of Des Moines Sgt. Anthony Beminio and Urbandale Officer Justin Martin.

The foundation also will pay off the mortgage on Beminio’s home.

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Hy-Vee Food Stores has pledged $25,000 to each officer’s family.

Police have asked that donations be made to the Des Moines Police Officers’ Credit Union.

CEO Andy Fogle says the credit union has received more than 800 online donations so far.

The suspect in the attacks, Scott Greene, was ordered held on $10 million bond on Friday.

He’s been charged with first-degree murder.


Funeral services have been scheduled for the two police officers who were fatally shot in an ambush-style attacks in Des Moines this week.

Des Moines police say a visitation for Sgt. Anthony Beminio will be held Sunday afternoon in West Des Moines.

His funeral is set for Monday morning.

The 38-year-old Beminio was killed about 20 minutes after 24-year-old Urbandale Officer Justin Martin was fatally shot less than 2 miles away.

Martin’s funeral is scheduled for Tuesday in his hometown of Rockwell City.