McConnell pays tribute to 2 fallen officers on Senate floor

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 12:41 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- After a moving ceremony in the nation's Capital Tuesday, two Kentucky lawmen were honored on the Senate floor Wednesday.

Mitch McConnell paid tribute to Bardstown Police Ofc. Jason Ellis and to McCracken County Sheriff's Deputy Chad Deshaw.

Ellis was gunned down on his way home from work May 25, 2013 when he stopped to pick up debris out of the roadway. Deshaw suffered a heart attack and died while on duty.

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