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Funeral for slain Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook to be held May 10

Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook
Posted at 9:58 AM, May 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 13:04:37-04

SALISBURY, Md. — The funeral of slain Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook is scheduled for Monday, May 10 in Salisbury.

His police escort is expected to arrive at Emmanuel Wesleyan Church around 9:05 a.m., from Short Funeral Home in Delmar, Delaware.

A public viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, with a one hour service to follow at 12:20 p.m.

Emmanuel Wesleyan Church will provide a live stream of the service here. It can also be viewed on Corporal Heacook’s tribute page here.

Afterwards, Corporal Heacook will be escorted back to Short Funeral Home in Delmar.

Beaglin Park Drive between Old Ocean City Road (Route 346) and Ocean Gateway (US 50 Business) will be closed starting at 4 a.m.

The burial ceremony will be private.

Heacock died April 28, days after he was attacked while responding to a call for service.