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Memorial shirt honors Deputy Jake Pickett

Posted: 12:31 PM, Feb 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-08 12:35:49-05

LEBANON — A memorial shirt honoring Boone County Sheriff's Deputy Jake Pickett is now available.

Pickett was shot to death while trying to make an arrest last March in Lebanon.

He was 34 and left behind a wife and two children.

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The shirt is part of the Barbells And Badges Honor a Hero Project, which is working directly with the Boone County Sheriff's Office.

Proceeds from shirt sales will be given to the office and the shirts can be ordered online .

Pickett was a five-year veteran of the sheriff's office at the time of his death.

Earlier, he worked for the Tipton County Sheriff's Office and the Marion County Jail.

A 2020 trial is scheduled for Anthony Baumgardt, the man charged in Pickett's death.