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The funeral for Deriek Crouse, the police officer killed at Virginia Tech earlier this week, is scheduled for Dec. 12 in Blacksburg, Va.

Officials identified 22-year-old Ross Ashley of Spotsylvania County as the gunman that shot Crouse following a traffic stop on Dec. 8. Ashley killed himself after shooting Crouse.

Crouse was an Army veteran, and a trained firearms and defense instructor who specialized in crisis intervention. He joined the Virginia Tech Police Force in October 2007. Crouse leaves behind a wife and five kids.

A memorial fund has been set up to assist the family. For more information, contact the National Bank of Blacksburg.

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