Memorial service for EMU police chief


ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A memorial service has been planned for Eastern Michigan University Police Chief Greg O'Dell.

O'Dell died Friday following an apparent suicide.

Visitation for O'Dell will be held on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Nie Funeral Home, 3767 W. Liberty Rd., Ann Arbor.

A memorial service will take place Thursday at 11 a.m. at Pease Auditorium on EMU's campus.

O'Dell's family has requested that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to EMU athletics of the Ann Arbor Police Department.

54-year-old O'Dell recently returned to Eastern Michigan after serving as the police chief for the University of Michigan. He also worked for several years with the Ann Arbor police department.