Dunkirk police officer dies following illness


DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Dunkirk police announced that one of their own has passed away.

Officer Matthew Hazelton died “after a lengthy illness,” they said.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Hazelton’s family and friends,” police wrote on Facebook.

Arrangements have not been announced, but police say they will be at a later time.

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