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Fallen NYPD Officer Tsakos’ Funeral Today On The 6-Year Anniversary Of The Shooting Death Of Det. Brian Moore

Queens, NY (77WABC)-Today’s funeral for fallen NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos comes on the same day NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea says the NYPD lost another member of its long line of blue. Six years ago today 25-year-old Detective Brian Moore was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a suspect carrying an illegal firearm:

 

Tsakos, a 43-year-old husband and father of two young children, ages 3 and 6, died a week ago today while directing traffic on the Long Island Expressway after being struck by an alleged hit-and-run driver. The alleged driver,  32-year-old Jessica Beauvais of Hempstead,  told investigators she’d been smoking marijuana and drinking prior to the fatality. Police apprehened her on the Horace Harding Expressway not far from the scene of the fatality.

Beauvais is charged with vehicular manslaughter, DWI, driving with a suspended license, and ten other charges related to the officer’s fatality.

Tsakos of the NYPD’s Highway 3 died at  New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital. His viewing was held on Monday:

 

Funeral services for Tsakos begin today at 10 am at St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church, located at 1 Shrine Place in Greenlawn.

Frank Siller the Chairman and CEO of the Tunnel To Towers Foundation speaks with The Bernie and Sid In The Morning Show at 8:05 am about the foundation paying off the mortgage for the Tsakos family.

Additionally, a GoFundMe for the Tsakos family has raised more than $218,000, and a separate fundraiser set up by Fund the Finest, which raises money for police and military families, has raised more than $84,000 to date.

 

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