Girard council considers renaming bridge for slain officer


GIRARD — City council will consider legislation at its next meeting to rename the Girard-McDonald viaduct bridge after Girard police officer Justin Leo, who was killed while responding to a call on Oct. 21.

State Rep. Glenn Holmes of McDonald, D-63rd, who was in attendance at tonight's meeting, proposed the renaming as part of a broader initiative with Robert Marino, the sergeant at arms for the Disabled American Veterans Center, to honor fallen veterans through memorial designations.

For the complete story, read Tuesday's Vindicator and Vindy.com

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