Fallen police officer escorted from Austin to San Marcos funeral home

Officer Kenneth Copeland, 58.
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The body of San Marcos' first police officer killed in the line of duty was taken to a funeral home in San Marcos Tuesday afternoon.

City officials said the body of Officer Kenneth Copeland, who was shot multiple times while serving a warrant Monday, was escorted from Austin at 3:30 p.m. to the Thomason Funeral Home.

The escort traveled southbound on Interstate 35 to Wonder World Drive and then drove on Ranch Road 12.

Along the route, local law enforcement agencies and fire departments contributed vehicles to the honor guard and draped banners and flags from the overpasses along the route.

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