State trooper who responded to 9/11 attacks added to Law Enforcement Memorial

Connecticut

Connecticut state police are honoring one of their own who died of cancer after responding to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.

Trooper First Class Walter Greene Jr. was added to Connecticut’s Law Enforcement Memorial in Meriden on Thursday.

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Greene died last year after a 2-year battle with cancer.

He served in the state police since 1990 and also served four years in the Marines.

Greene was 51.

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