Slain Ill. officer remembered as caring and kind


By Kim Bell
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

CENTREVILLE, Ill. — On lonely mornings when Lillie Smith would leave for work about 5:30, she was often comforted by the sight of police Lt. Gregory Jonas, pausing in his patrol car until she got her old car started.

"He was watching over us," she said.

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