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Memorial planned on one-year anniversary of Officer Floyd East Jr.'s death

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The Texas Tech Police Department will hold a memorial for fallen officer Floyd East Jr. Tuesday, Oct. 9. This will mark one year since East was killed on-duty.

The memorial will begin at 2 p.m. at Memorial Circle on-campus.

Former student Hollis Daniels is charged with capital murder of a peace officer. Investigators said Daniels, 19 and a freshman at the time, killed Officer East in the briefing room at Tech PD Oct. 9, 2017.

Court records show Daniels pulled a stolen pistol from his waist, then executed Officer East before running from the police station.

Officer East was buried at sea off the Florida coast in Aril. p

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