St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office honors slain Auburn officer at funeral

Photo from the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office.

Officials from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office attended the funeral of William Buechner, an Auburn policeman who was recently killed in the line of duty.

At the funeral service for Buechner, members of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office presented Auburn Police Department member Lt. Mingus with a handmade memorial to commemorate the fallen officer.

According to a story by AL.com, Beuchner was killed while investigating a domestic disturbance call with other officers. He is survived by his wife, a son and a stepdaughter.

“St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office would like to offer the friends and family of Officer Buechner our deepest condolences and prayers for strength in this most difficult time,” the office stated in a press release.

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