Auburn Police officer killed in the line of duty laid to rest Friday

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AUBURN, Ala. (WIAT)– Visitation and funeral services for Auburn Police Officer William Buechner took place Friday.

Officer William Buechner was killed in the line of duty in a shooting late Sunday night.

According to our sister station WRBL:

Officer William Buechner graduated from Auburn University in 2005 and received a Bachelor of Criminology Degree. Buechner served the City of Auburn Police Department for 13 years.  He was a full patch member of the Gunners Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club for five and one-half years.  

Along with his parents, Will is survived by his wife of three years, Sara Buechner; son, Henry, step-daughter, Mckenna, whom he loved as his very own

Visitation will be held at the Auburn University Arena on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Funeral service will be held at Auburn University Arena on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Town Creek Cemetery in Auburn, Alabama immediately following the service. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made through the Auburn University Credit Union or via Go Fund Me – Buechner Memorial Fund

Frederick-Dean Funeral Home is directing.

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