Slain Virginia officer remembered by family, friends, colleagues

Family, friends and law enforcement officers gathered Tuesday to remember a Virginia police officer who was shot and killed on her first day on the job.

Hundreds of people, including officers from around the region, attended funeral services for Prince William County Officer Ashley Guindon at Hylton Memorial Chapel in Woodbridge.

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Ashley Guindon was killed Saturday night.

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Bagpipes played and officers saluted the hearse carrying Guindon’s body as it pulled up to the church.

Guindon was one of three officers shot Saturday responding to a domestic violence call. The other two officers are expected to survive.

A suspect, Ronald Hamilton, is jailed facing a capital murder charge and other counts.

Hamilton’s wife, Crystal Hamilton, was shot and killed Saturday before police arrived.

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