Mortgage burning held for slain officer's family

PELHAM, AL (WBRC) – The family of fallen Officer Philip Davis be receiving a gift from the Pelham community and Shelby County.

On Sunday, a mortgage burning will be held at the Pelham Civic Complex banquet hall to celebrate the retiring of Officer Davis' family's mortgage.

Officer Davis was killed in the line of duty in December of 2009. Since his death, the people of Pelham and the citizens of Shelby County have pulled together to raise money for his grieving family.

The event will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 11th.