Restoration of historic park to honor slain officer

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Congressman William Lacy Clay will lead a large group of volunteers Saturday in the cleanup of an historic north St. Louis park, an effort aimed at honoring a fallen city police officer. The event is at Sherman Park at the corner of Kingshighway and Martin Luther King Drive. Aldermen and several police officers will join the St. Louis Democrat and what is expected to be hundreds of other volunteers. At 11 a.m., a grove of trees will be dedicated to the memory of officer Norvelle Brown. The 22-year-old rookie officer was shot to death August 15th. A 15-year-old suspect is in custody.

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