Public visitation open Sunday night for Toronto officer who died in line of duty

TORONTO — Members of the public will have the opportunity to pay their last respects this evening to a Toronto police officer who died in the line of duty.

Toronto police say the public can attend a visitation for Const. Jeffrey Northrup from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Kane-Jerrett Funeral Home in Thornhill, Ont.

A funeral is set for Monday at BMO Field at Exhibition Place.

The funeral is not open to the public, but will be broadcast live.

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Investigators have said Northrup was killed in a deliberate act last week while responding to a report of a robbery in a parking lot at Toronto City Hall.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder.

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