MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – A fallen Myrtle Beach police officer’s church family will be holding a vigil to honor him on Wednesday.
Myrtle Beach police officer Jacob Hancher was a parishioner of the Catholic Church of St. James in Conway. During his time as a parishioner, he served as a missionary on a 2017 mission to Honduras.
The church announced it will be holding a Candlelight Rosary Vigil in memory of Hancher.
It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Columbarium at St. James.
Those who attend are asked to bring their own rosary, candle and chair.
Hancher was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute Saturday night along 14th Avenue South.
According to the MBPD, Hancher had four years as a community officer and just under one year as a police officer.
His funeral arrangements have not been announced.