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May 10 marks one year anniversary of death of Central Coast police officer

San Luis Obispo Police Department
May 10th is the one-year anniversary of the death of San Luis Obispo Police Detective Luca Benedetti.

Tuesday marks a painful anniversary on the Central Coast.

It was a year ago that a San Luis Obispo Police detective died in the line of duty. Luca Benedetti was with a team of officers serving a search warrant at the home of a man when the man opened fire.

Benedetti was fatally wounded. Another officer was also wounded during the attack.

The 37-year-old officer left behind a wife, and two children. He's being remembered with a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in Mission Plaza, in downtown San Luis Obispo.