Foundation Donating $100k To Help Pay Off Slain Weymouth Officer’s Mortgage

WEYMOUTH (CBS) – A foundation created after the September 11 attacks will be donating a large sum of money to slain Weymouth Police Sgt. Michael Chesna’s family to help pay off the mortgage on their home.

Related: Funeral For Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna To Be Held Friday

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation will donate $100,000 to the Chesna family.

michael chesna family photo Foundation Donating $100k To Help Pay Off Slain Weymouth Officers Mortgage

Officer Michael Chesna and his family. (Photo via Weymouth police)

Chesna was killed Sunday. Police say 20-year-old Emanuel Lopes stole Chesna’s gun and shot him several times while running from the scene of a crash.

An Army veteran and member of the Weymouth Police Department for six years, Chesna leaves behind a wife and two children.

To donate, visit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation website.

Weymouth Police have also created a foundation in Chesna’s honor.

The fund…

Original published: 2018-07-18 09:17:00 Read the full Boston News here

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