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Fallen police officer Bradley Fox laid to rest

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Pallbearers carry the casket of slain Plymouth Township police officer Bradley Fox on Sept. 19, following a funeral mass at Epiphany of Our Lord Church in Plymouth Meeting Pa. Fox, a seven-year veteran of the Plymouth Township Police Department, and a Marine veteran of two tours in Iraq, was killed on Sept. 13 as he responded to the report of a fleeing hit-and-run suspect in an industrial area in Plymouth Township.

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An officer wipes his eyes during a funeral mass for slain Plymouth Township police officer Bradley Fox on Sept. 19, 2012, at Epiphany of Our Lord Church in Plymouth Meeting Pa.

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The funeral procession for slain Plymouth Township police officer Bradley Fox travels along the Pennsylvania Turnpike, on Sept. 19 in Whitemarsh Pa.

Slain Plymouth Township police Officer and Marine Corps veteran Bradley Fox was killed on Sept. 13 as he responded to the report of a fleeing hit-and-run suspect in an industrial area in Plymouth Township. 

Fox was ambushed and killed by a hit-and-run suspect whom he and his K-9 partner, Nick, were pursuing on foot on Sept. 13 in New Hanover, Penn. Fox, a U.S. Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq, died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

The suspect, Andrew Charles Thomas, 44, of Lower Merion, committed suicide, shooting himself in the chest, according to the county coroner’s office. Read complete story.

Fox, is survived by his pregnant wife, Lynsay, and their young daughter. He was buried in Washington Crossing National Cemetery on Highland Road in Upper Makefield on Wednesday.

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Barren Hill firefighter John Flynn salutes as the funeral procession for slain Plymouth Township police officer Bradley Fox passes below an overpass on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Sept. 19 in Whitemarsh Pa.

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