Trooper Funeral

Trooper Brian Falb
Damian Battinelli / New York State Police

The funeral for an 18-year veteran of the New York State Police was held in Plattsburgh Monday.  47-year-old Trooper Brian Falb died of brain cancer related to his service as a first responder following the 9/11 attack at the World Trade Center.

Trooper Brian Falb's casket arrives at St. Peter's Church
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The funeral for New York State Trooper Brian Falb was held Monday morning in Plattsburgh. The officer died of brain cancer related to inhaling toxic air at the 9/11 World Trade Center site.