Arkansas highway patrol officer dies from COVID-19

FORREST CITY, Ark. — An Arkansas law enforcement officer has died after battling COVID-19.

Chandler Moore, 34, lived in Forrest City and worked for the Arkansas Highway Patrol, according to his obituary.

His family said he died Sunday from COVID-19.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at noon at the Twin Assembly of God in Palestine, Ark. Visitation will be one hour before the service, according to Moore’s obituary.

The First Judicial District Drug Task Force released the following statement on Moore’s death:

We are heart-broken to learn of the passing of a young brother in blue: Chandler Moore, Arkansas Highway Police, End of Watch 9-5-2021. He was a kind, professional, and well-respected policeman and a friend to so many in our district.