Memorials Dedicated to Late Marion County Detective

JASPER, Tenn. (WDEF)- This week, two different memorials in memory of the late Marion County detective Matt Blansett were unveiled to the public.

Blansett was killed in a fatal helicopter crash right off of I-24 in Marion County on August 23rd of last year.

One memorial is a mural that has been painted inside of the Walmart in Kimball. It depicts among other images a painting of Blansett in his South Pittsburg Pirates football uniform, of which he was a part of the 1999 State Championship football team.

The other memorial is at the Marion County Justice Center in Jasper. It is a plaque dedicated to Blansett that was commemorated on Friday according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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Mural that includes a painting of the late Marion County detective Matt Blansett in his South Pittsburg football uniform inside of the Walmart in Kimball.

 

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