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Murdered former deputy now laid to rest

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KFVS) - Friends, family, and fellow officers said their goodbyes Sunday to 52-year-old Paul Plunkett.

The former Butler County Sheriff's deputy was murdered New Year's Day.

Police say 37-year-old Sandra Plunkett admits to killing her husband.

Sandra Plunkett appeared before a judge for the first time Friday when a judge read the first-degree murder charge filed against her.

Investigators say Paul Plunkett was killed inside the couples' home in Holts Summit.

Police have not said why Sandra Plunkett admittedly murdered her husband.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home in Jefferson City.

Plunkett's body was brought back Sunday for graveside services and interment with full police honors.

Look for more coverage from Sycamore Cemetery in Dexter later today on Heartland News.

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