NYPD Detective Who Testified For More 9/11 Compensation Dies After Battling Cancer

NYPD Detective Who Testified For More 9/11 Compensation Dies After Battling Cancer

Retired New York Police Department detective and 9/11 responder Luis Alvarez died on Saturday, his family announced. Earlier this month, he testified during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on reauthorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.Earlier this month, Luis Alvarez, 53, sat alongside former Daily Show host Jon Stewart and delivered a wrenching testimony in support of new funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund.

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Source: NPR
NYPD Detective Who Testified For More 9/11 Compensation Dies After Battling Cancer

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