WATCH: Law enforcement escorting fallen Bridgewater College officers home from Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – The two Bridgewater College officers who were killed earlier this week were escorted from Roanoke back up to Bridgewater on Thursday afternoon.

At 2 p.m., the escort for Bridgewater Police Officer John Painter and Bridgewater Safety Officer J.J. Jefferson departED the Western Office of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science in Roanoke.

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The trip of about 100 miles, will go north on Interstate 81 and end in Bridgewater.