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Hero Worcester police officer Enmanuel ‘Manny' Familia honored by thousands

7 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

The body of a Massachusetts police officer who drowned while trying rescue a teenager who had fallen into a pond was brought to a church for his funeral Mass on Thursday in a horse-drawn carriage as hundreds of fellow officers looked on.
Worcester Officer Enmanuel “Manny” Familia, 38, died Friday trying to save 14-year-old Troy Love, who was visiting from Virginia. He also died.
The funeral was being held at St. John's Catholic Church.
Familia had been with the department for five years after serving as an officer at two local colleges and a smaller suburban department.
He leaves behind...
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Horse-drawn carriage brings fallen Worcester officer to funeral mass

Horse-drawn carriage brings fallen Worcester officer to funeral mass

7 days ago   |   By WCVB

A horse-drawn carriage is bringing fallen Worcester Police Officer Enmanual Familia to a funeral mass.
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