Fond du Lac Officer, 26, Dies of Coronavirus Complications
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) – A 26-year-old Fond du Lac police officer has died of COVID-19 complications. Police department officials say the death of Officer Joseph Kurer on Wednesday came a day after his second child was born.
Kurer joined the Fond du Lac Police Department in August 2018 and was a member of the Tactical Field Force Team, the Honor Guard Unit, Domestic Violence Intervention Team, and was certified as a field training officer.
Early Thursday, a long line of police vehicles, with lights flashing, escorted Kurer’s body to a funeral home where officers will stand watch until services are held.
Funeral arrangements are pending.