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Cumberland County Deputy's Funeral Set For Tuesday

Posted October 3, 2005 8:33 a.m. EDT

— A Cumberland County sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest Tuesday.

Christopher Matthews' funeral will be held at 1 p.m. at Lebanon Church in Fayetteville.

Matthews died Friday when his cruiser flipped as he was responding to a call.

Matthews worked in Cumberland County since 2002, starting as a detention officer and rising through the ranks to deputy.