Another Hero Laid To Rest
By JEFF CRIANZA, Correspondent | August 04, 2021 | NEW YORK
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Photo by Jeff CrianzaDet. George Moreno is taken into Saint Theresa Church
Detective George Moreno died on July 30, before his death, he’d spent three decades as an officer and worked in the NYPD’s narcotics and gang units.
Detective George Moreno responded to Ground Zero along with thousands of other first responders when he saw the attacks on the news. After 24 hours at Ground Zero, Detective Moreno was sent to a morgue to help identify victims; he spent nine months sifting through debris from the attack at Fresh Kills in Staten Island. Detective Moreno lived in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx before moving to Orange County with his family. Detective Moreno will never be forgotten.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.