Sea of Blue honors Agent Frazier
CORDOVA, Tenn. — The bustle of the Bluff City was halted momentarily as West Tennessee saluted a fallen hero. A “Sea of Blue” swept the streets of the Memphis area, escorting the body of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Special Agent De’Greaun Frazier, Tuesday evening. Hundreds of law enforcement vehicles from across the area, with their blue lights on, cleared the path for Frazier and his family.
Friends and strangers lined the streets and interstate to pay their respects. Many were moved to tears. “They put their lives on the line every day for us,” said Patricia Hallum. “This is a simple way of telling them we love them back and respect them.”
Agent Frazier was fatally shot exactly one week before as he and other agents worked alongside Metro Narcotics officers in north Jackson in an undercover drug operation. The alleged gunman, Brenden Burns is jailed without bond on a count of murder in the perpetration of attempted aggravated robbery. It’s a charge, according to the District Attorney General, that could carry the death penalty.
Before the “Sea of Blue” tribute, the Frazier family held visitation at Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova. Hundred of people were scene going in and out of the church of the two hours.
Frazier’s funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, at Bellevue Baptist Church. He’ll be laid to rest at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis.