Funeral set for Fox Lake officer killed last week

heavily armed police officer walks in a shopping area after searching for suspects in the shooting of a police officer Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in Fox Lake, Ill. Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men. Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles are conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois for the individuals believed to be involved in the death of the three-decade member of the department and a father of four sons. (AP Photo/Michael Schmidt)

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Scores of police officers from throughout Illinois and around the nation are expected to attend the funeral for a Fox Lake Police officer who was shot to death last week.

Public viewing for Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz will be held between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Monday at Antioch High School. The funeral for the 52-year-old Gliniewicz will begin at the high school at 1 p.m. A procession will then run through downtown Fox Lake, past the police department where Gliniewicz was an officer for three decades and past a number of high schools where he worked with students before ending at Hillside East Cemetery in Antioch.

Gliniewicz was killed last Tuesday in the northern Illinois community while pursuing three suspicious men. Authorities continue to search for the men.
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