Bronx hero laid to rest

Thousands of police officers lined the streets in honor of an Army sergeant who was laid to rest Thursday afternoon.Deon Taylor, 31, was a Bronx

RIVERSIDE - Thousands of police officers lined the streets in honor of an Army sergeant who was laid to rest Thursday afternoon.

Deon Taylor, 31, was a Bronx native and an NYPD officer. He was killed on Oct. 22 when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb. Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke kindly of Taylor.

?For those who had the good fortune of knowing him, they will carry in their hearts the memory of his smile so warm, you couldn?t help but smile back.? said Mayor Bloomberg.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out, 1 Word on the Street: Worst Highway in NYC
Police say two men were shot while sitting 2 Police: Gunshot victims collide with cab driver while fleeing
The incident happened on March 15, inside the 3 VIDEO: Deli Plus Grocery shooting exclusive video
Police say a man was found dead inside 4 Police: Man found dead in Soundview Park
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 5 Neighborhood Brief for March 26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE