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New Hampshire road being renamed in honor of fallen officer

July 10, 2021 GMT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A portion of Route 125 through Brentwood is being renamed in honor of a police officer who was killed in the line of duty in 2014.

A dedication ceremony for the Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Highway is being held Saturday.

Arkell was a long-serving police officer in Brentwood who was killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call in 2014.

U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan will join state leaders, members of the law enforcement community and Arkell’s family at the ceremony.