Edinburg Police Department to hold memorial service for 10 year-old boy

Edinburg Police Department to hold memorial service for 10 year-old boy
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POSTED: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 11:44am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 11:49am

The Edinburg Police Department will participate in a memorial service for 10 year old Yordly Martinez on Friday March 1, 2013.

The young Edinburg resident lost his battle with Leukemia on Saturday February 23rd. Yordly became an honorary police officer last August with the help of the Make a Wish Foundation. The fourth grader’s wish was to become a dog handler for the Edinburg Police Department. The Edinburg Police Honor Guard and the Canine Unit will stand guard over his urn before and during the service.

The Memorial Service is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Ceballos Diaz Funeral Home located at 322 East Kuhn Street.

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