Slain Kirkersville police chief to be laid to rest

(Source: WCMH)

GROVE CITY, Ohio (WCMH) — Today, mourners will say their final goodbyes to Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric DiSario.

The 36-year-old was killed in the line of duty just over a week ago when a gunman opened fire behind a nursing home in Kirkersville.

Friends and family gathered Friday night to reflect on DiSario’s legacy in the community. Later this morning, they will gather at the Grove City Church of the Nazarene to lay DiSario to rest.

DiSario’s body was brought to the church in a processional from downtown Columbus Friday afternoon. Countless law enforcement officers participated, and civilians lined the streets to pay their respects.

DiSario leaves behind six children and an expectant wife.

The funeral service will begin at 10am today. You can watch it live on The interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery on the 6400 block of High Street in Lockbourne. Y provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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