- Andre Walker
5,000 Police Attend Funeral of Murdered Parliament Guard
Around 5,000 serving police officers and 50,000 members of the public lined the route from the Palace of Westminster to Southwark Cathedral for the funeral of PC Keith Palmer. The officer was killed in the line of duty during last month’s terrorist attack on Westminster.
Yesterday PC Palmer’s body was brought to The Palace of Westminster after HM The Queen agreed to allow him to lay in state at the Chapel, St Mary’s Undercroft. This is considered a very high honor generally reserved for VIPs such as Margaret Thatcher.
Read the full story at the New York Observer.