Rockford police honor fallen Deputy Chief Donald Gasparini, Jr.

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford area police and the community paid their respects to Winnebago County Deputy Chief Donald Gasparini, Jr. on Friday.

Gasparini died suddenly last weekend. A visitation was held today at Stateline Church on Perryville Road.

On Tuesday, police honored his memory with a procession through the city. Departments from across the Stateline flashed their lights in respect.

It is still unclear what caused Gasparini’s death.

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