Visitation Saturday For Illinois State Trooper, Nick Hopkins, Killed In The Line Of Duty

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CHICAGO (CBS)– A chance to say goodbye today, for people who want to honor the life of an Illinois state trooper killed in the line of duty.

A visitation for trooper Nick Hopkins will take place in western Illinois Saturday night.

Trooper Nick Hopkins

Illinois State Police Trooper Nicholas Hopkins was fatally shot after executing a search warrant Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, ISP confirmed. (Credit: ISP)

The 33-year-old was was shot and killed just over a week ago, while serving a warrant in East Saint Louis.

A police procession brought his body home on Monday.

Hopkins was a ten-year-veteran of the department, a husband and a father of four-year-old twins and a newborn at the time of his death.

He’s the fourth Illinois state trooper to die this year.