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Tribute, wake today for slain police officer

TAMPA — The Police Department will hold a memorial service today for Cpl. Mike Roberts, killed Wednesday night during a confrontation with a heavily armed man pushing a shopping cart.

Roberts' name will be engraved on the Tampa Police Memorial at 411 N Franklin St. at 9 a.m. A wake will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Blount and Curry Funeral Home, 3207 W Bearss Ave.

A memorial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Timothy Catholic Church, 17512 Lakeshore Drive, Lutz.

Tribute, wake today for slain police officer 08/23/09 [Last modified: Sunday, August 23, 2009 10:57pm]
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