CHARLOTTE, NC (WJZY) – A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer and mother of three were killed in a accident in North Carolina According to Back the Blue NC, a nonprofit that supports members of law enforcement, Wednesday morning, Wednesday morning had just returned from maternity leave.
“It is with an extremely heavy heart that we must once again ask pray and help to another Officer here in our wonderful State of North Carolina,” Back the Blue, said in a statement.
Officer Goodwin left behind three children – a 3-year-old, 1-year-old and 4-month-old – along with her husband, Brenton Goodwin, who served as a Fire Department firefighter, officials said. fire Charlotte.
“Keep this family in your thoughts and prayers, as well as all of the CMPD,” a statement from Charlotte Fire Station 29 reads.
CMPD Director Johnny Jennings announced the death of Goodwin Police Wednesday.
“I ask for your thoughts and prayers for Officer Goodwin’s family and the CMPD family. Rest in peace hero, we have watch from here,” Jennings said.
Three other officers were injured in the collision and were discharged later Wednesday morning.
The local fraternal order police also released a statement saying that they collect money for the family, added, “We appreciate the support from all who share in this tragic loss.”
https://kfor.com/news/officer-killed-in-north-carolina-crash-had-just-returned-from-maternity-leave/ The officer killed in the North Carolina crash just returned from maternity leave