Rhode Island mother attends funeral for LAPD's Nicholas Lee

nick-lee-funeral-grab.jpgBefore he died last week in a crash, Hollywood Division officer Nicholas Lee helped make an LAPD video for seven-year-old Tyler Seddon, who is battling leukemia. His mother, Rachel Seddon, wanted to be in Los Angeles today for Lee's funeral service. From CBS LA:

It was very emotional for me…just kinda hit me hard,” she said....


Tyler is in his second fight with leukemia. For his birthday, Seddon asked police and firefighters to send her son birthday cards.

Seddon said out of all the gifts they received, the LAPD video was the family’s favorite.

“Tyler couldn’t be here because he was in the hospital, so I just figured what better thing to do than to come out and support them in their time of need, like they’re supporting me,” she said.

As a mother of three, Seddon said it was hard to see Lee’s two young daughters.

“It’s heartbreaking for me to see them, but sitting there thinking he’s still looking down on them and he’s going to protect them along with the whole LAPD and everyone behind him,” Seddon said.


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