(WHAS11) -- A community is in mourning Monday night after the death of a Bardstown police officer early Saturday morning.
Officer Jason Ellis was murdered on the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County.
Investigators say he was ambushed after he pulled off the highway to remove some debris from the road.
A candle light vigil was held to remember the husband and father of two who died in the line of duty.
WHAS11's Karma Dickerson was at that vigil.