WEST VALLEY CITY (News4Utah) – Funeral services were held Friday for a West Valley City employee who was gunned down while on duty.
Code enforcement officer Jill Robinson, 52, was shot and killed on Thursday, August 9 while attempting to conduct a follow-up investigation.
The funeral was held at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. You can watch the service via the video below.
Gov. Gary Herbert ordered the lowering of the United States flag and Utah flag to honor the life and service Robinson.
The governor issued the following statement:
“Our hearts have been heavy this week reflecting on the loss of Jill Robinson. She gave so much to her community — not simply working as a code enforcement officer but reaching out to all around her in constant acts of kindness. Utah has lost a wonderful mother, public servant, and friend. Jeanette and I send our deepest condolences to her family, and especially to her children.”
Flags will be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and public grounds from sunrise until sunset on Friday.