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Procession Honors Las Vegas Police Officer After COVID-19 Death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police marked the death from complications of COVID-19 of a veteran officer who headed a program supporting families of officers hurt or killed in the line of duty.

Departmental honors for Lt. Erik Lloyd included a vehicle procession Wednesday morning on area freeways and the Las Vegas Strip, and a memorial at a church in suburban Henderson.

Lloyd was 53. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo classified Lloyd's death on July 29 as in the line of duty. He was a police officer for nearly 30 years and was president of the Injured Officers Police Fund for 16 years.