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Body of fallen HPD officer to be buried on Molokai

MOLOKAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The body of a fallen Honolulu Police Department officer will be laid to rest on Molokai Saturday.

Officer Eric Fontes' body was flown to the island on Wednesday after HPD officers paid their respects during a ceremony outside police headquarters.

Officers saluted the seven-year veteran as a motorcade brought his casket down Beretania Street.

Fontes, who was killed during a traffic stop last month, was born and raised on Molokai.

He will be buried there on Saturday.

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