Officer Brian Lorenzo was killed in July 2012 when John Leck Jr. came the wrong way up an I-95 exit ramp and slammed into Lorenzo’s motorcycle.
John Leck Jr. is pleading guilty to the murder of officer Brian Lorenzo, killed in July of last year when his motorcycle was hit head-on by Leck, intoxicated and driving in the wrong direction.
Four police officers from the Philadelphia region who died in the line of duty were among those remembered Monday at the annual fallen officers’ ceremony in the state capital.
Three names were added: those of police officers Brian Lorenzo and Moses Walker, killed last summer, and fire captain Michael Goodwin, killed just last month fighting a fire in South Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police chief inspector Joseph Sullivan says the group recognized “the widow of Officer Brad Fox, the widow of Officer (Brian) Lorenzo from the Philadelphia Police Department, the mother of Officer Moses Walker.”
Prosecutors detailed the horrific crash that killed Philadelphia Police highway patrol officer Brian Lorenzo in July, and the alleged drunk driver charged with killing him has been ordered held for trial.
Fallen Philadelphia police and firefighters were honored in South Philadelphia this afternoon at the 58th Annual Hero Thrill Show.
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It was a suspected drunk driver going the wrong way on Interstate 95 who is accused of killing Philadelphia police officer Brian Lorenzo.
Eyewitness News was there as Margaret Leck, the mother of John Leck Jr., returned home, Monday afternoon. She returned home with her daughter, who quickly commented on Officer Brian Lorenzo.