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Minnesota Contractor Killed By Bomb in Iraq

Bill Juneau,36, of Rush City was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq and died in an Iraqi Army hospital Monday, according to the Pioneer Press.

Juneau was a former deputy in Chisago County and was working as a security contractor in Iraq. Juneau worked as a volunteer peace officer in Iraq for Dyn Corp International. His job was to train Iraqi police forces, according to the Pioneer Press.

Juneau will be missed by many family and friends, including his twin sister, Bridget Sura, and his best friend, Jake, a black lab, according to the Star Tribune. Sura said, “"Jake is a part of my brother. [Bill] will be missed by a lot of people. This will leave a hole in a lot of people's hearts." (quote courtesy of the Star Tribune.)