A photo of Beltrame was placed on a bunch of flowers at the main gate of the police headquarters in Carcassonne.
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A French bishop paid tribute Sunday to a police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a supermarket employee held hostage by an Islamist extremist, saying his heroic sacrifice helped save the nation.Survivors and families of the four victims of Friday's rampage of attacks packed the Saint-Etienne-de-Trebes Church for the special Mass honoring Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame.Lakdim was killed by police Friday after Beltrame, 44, helped them storm the market.Police were holding two people as part of the investigation – a woman connected to Lakdim and a 17-year-old male said to be one of his friends. The head of France's National Gendarmerie, Gen. Richard Lizurey, visited the post in nearby Carcassonne where Beltrame had been stationed since August 2017 .French President Emmanuel Macron has ordered a national memorial for Beltrame.
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