Tuesday's memorial service for slain TPD officer to be carried live online

Published: Jul. 5, 2020 at 8:49 PM EDT
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Toledo Police Officer Anthony Dia will be honored and laid to rest on Tuesday.

According to Imam Ali Mosque, in Whiteford Center, Michigan, a memorial and funeral service will be held at John F. Savage Arena on the campus of the University of Toledo.

The memorial service will be livestreamed so members of the public can view it.

The ceremony and memorial service is scheduled to start at 10 a.m., followed by a burial procession at noon to Officer Dia's final resting place at Toledo Memorial Cemetery on Monroe Street in Sylvania.

According to the Toledo Police Department, the service at Savage Arena will be limited to members of the Dia family, members of their faith-based community, police officers and firefighters.

The service at Savage will be livestreamed on

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