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Funeral Held For Clayton Police Officer Who Died In Line Of Duty

Posted September 18, 2001 11:27 a.m. EDT

— Local police officers laid to rest one of their own on Tuesday.

Funeral services were held for murdered Clayton police officer Lt. Monica Carey. Carey died Friday during a drug bust when she was struck by a car driven by Omar Garcia Fernandez.

Fernandez was shot and killed by officers.

Carey's funeral was held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Wilmington. A number of officers from across the state attended the services.