St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder has been laid to rest. The Riverbend native was killed in the line of duty last Thursday is being buried this afternoon in Godfrey. Hundreds of law enforcement officers, family, and friends attended the funeral in Chesterfield, Missouri. Thousands lined the motorcade route between the Clark Bridge and Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.
St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger spoke at the service and offered his condolences to the Snyder family:
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St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar thanked those from the law enforcement community for their support:
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Snyder's brother Adam Snyder spoke at the service:
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St. Louis County Police Officer Justin Sparks - Blake Snyder's Brother-in-law, remembers:
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Those audio cuts courtesy of Fox 2 News. Local residents gathered along the motorcade route from the Clark Bridge to the cemetery to show their support, many with blue ribbons or dressed in blue.