Community says goodbye to fallen Cleveland police officer Vu Nguyen

Community says goodbye to fallen Cleveland police officer Vu Nguyen

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Funeral services were held on Thursday for Cleveland police officer Vu Nguyen.

The service for the 50-year-old officer was held at Our Lady of Angels Church in Cleveland.

On July 2, Officer Nguyen was in training, learning to handle drug-sniffing dogs when he collapsed in the 90-plus degree heat.

The husband and father of two was rushed to MetroHealth, then transported to the Cleveland Clinic and put on life support.

He died July 6 surrounded by family and friends.

Hundreds of mourners attended the officer's visitation inside Chambers Funeral Home on Rocky River Drive in Cleveland Wednesday.

Officer Nguyen was laid to rest at Lakewood Park Cemetery in Rocky River.

Copyright 2018 WOIO. All rights reserved.