Funeral Arrangements Set For Philadelphia Police Officer Walker
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Funeral arrangements have been set in place for Officer Moses Walker who was shot and killed during a robbery attempt early Saturday morning in North Philadelphia.
According to the Fraternal Order of Police, on Sunday, August 26th, at 3:45 p.m., a horse drawn hearse will lead the 1.2 mile March to the Church from the Ethel Allen School Yard to the Deliverance Evangelistic Church at 2001 Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia.
A public viewing will take place at the church between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
On Monday, between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., a second viewing will be held at the church, with funeral services concluding at about noon.
The burial will take place at Fernwood Cemetery at 6501 Baltimore Avenue in Landsdowne, Pa.
Officer Walker was a 19-year veteran of the police force. Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey announced the reward now stands at $118,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for Officer Walker’s murder.