PHILADELPHIA, Pa (WPHL)– Funeral Arrangements are continuing today for Fallen Officer Richard Mendez who was tragically killed in a shooting at Philadelphia International Airport, last week.
For those wishing to pay their respects, a viewing will be held today, Tuesday, October 24 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Race Street.
A public viewing was held on Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Givnish Funeral Home on Academy Road for those who wished to honor the 22-year veteran Philadelphia Police Department officer.
The funeral service for Officer Mendez will be held on Tuesday immediately following the viewing.
Seating inside the Basilica will be reserved for family, friends, law enforcement personnel, and government officials. You can watch the events throughout the morning on PHL17.com.