Vice President Joe Biden to attend memorial service for Sean Collier, White House says

Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Cambridge on Wednesday for the memorial service for MIT police officer Sean Collier, whom authorities say was killed in a confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects last Thursday night, a White House official said Monday.

Collier’s public memorial will be held at noon on Briggs Field at MIT, according to the school.

Collier was shot multiple times after 10 p.m. Thursday. He was found by other officers in his cruiser, and later declared dead at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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