Funeral held for NYPD Detective Joseph Lemm killed in Afghanistan

An NYPD detective and U.S. service man killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was laid to rest today. Family, friends and colleagues gathered to

An NYPD detective and U.S. service man killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was laid to rest today.

An NYPD detective and U.S. service man killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was laid to rest today. (12/30/15)

THE BRONX - An NYPD detective and U.S. service man killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was laid to rest today.

Family, friends and colleagues gathered to pay their respects to Detective Joseph Lemm at Saint Patrick's Cathedral Wednesday morning. 

The 45-year-old was killed by a suicide bomber along with five other U.S. troops. 

He served on the Bronx warrant squad since 2014.

Lemm was a 15-year veteran of the NYPD.

 

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