Arrangements set for daughter of fallen HPD officer

Arrangements set for daughter of fallen HPD officer
Deen family

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Arrangements have been set for Melah Deen, 13, daughter of fallen Hattiesburg Police Officer Benjamin Deen.

The visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Temple Baptist Church from 5 to 10 p.m. and the funeral service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Temple Baptist Church.

According to family members, Melah passed away over the weekend following complications from an illness.

Benjamin Deen, 34, was killed in the line of duty, May 9, along with Officer Liquori Tate, 25, during a traffic stop in downtown Hattiesburg.

In addition to her mother, Robin Deen, Melah was survived by her brother Walker Deen, of Sumrall, and her grandparents Mary Ellen and Dan Deen of Hattiesburg.

The funeral service is open to the public, for anyone who would like to attend.

For anyone that wishes to send flowers to the funeral, please send them to Temple Baptist Church, and anything for the Deen family outside the funeral service, they are urged to use this address:

Dan and Mary Ellen Deen

60 Victory Road

Hattiesburg MS, 39402