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Biden, lawmakers pay tribute to slain Capitol Police officer


Bay State native and slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans was lauded for his dedication to country and love for his job and family during a memorial service Tuesday as he lay in honor at the United States Capitol Rotunda.

Evans was killed earlier this month in an April 2 attack near the Senate side of the Capitol building, where he and another officer were manning a barricade.

Members of the National Guard lined the street and saluted as the hearse carrying Evans’ flag-draped casket entered the Capitol complex. His family, including his two children, gathered to watch as his casket was carried up the Capitol steps.



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