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Detective killed in Dorner standoff mourned

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- Dozens of bagpipers have opened a memorial service for a Southern California detective killed in the violent conclusion of the manhunt for fugitive ex-police officer Christopher Dorner.

Slain San Bernardino County sheriff's Detective Jeremiah MacKay was himself a bagpiper who played at department events.

A huge throng of law enforcement officers is attending Thursday's service at the San Manuel Amphitheater.

MacKay was a husband and father of two who had been with the Sheriff's Department for 15 years. Authorities say he became the fourth and final person killed by Dorner. He was gunned down Feb. 12 near a mountain cabin that went up in flames after a shootout. Dorner's remains were found inside.

Last week, a funeral was held for a Riverside city police officer slain in an earlier ambush.

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