Funeral set for Buffalo cop killed in training dive

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Funeral services are set next week for a Buffalo police officer who died during a training dive in the Niagara River.

The Buffalo Police Department said calling hours for Officer Craig Lehner, 34, will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home in the town of Hamburg.

His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo to accommodate the several thousand law enforcement officers expected to attend. He will be buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo.

Officials said Lehner was participating in a training exercise Oct. 13 when he failed to resurface. His body wasn't found until Tuesday. An investigation into his death is underway.

Lehner, a nine-year veteran, was also a member of the department's K-9 unit.

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