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Murdered police officer Keith Palmer laid to rest in London

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By Christopher Cummins  with Agencies
Murdered police officer Keith Palmer laid to rest in London

<p>The funeral of murdered police officer PC Keith Palmer has taken place in London.</p> <p>Thousands of his colleagues lined the route of a funeral cortege,starting at the Palace of Westminster. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The solidarity from colleagues across the country who <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/standforkeith?src=hash">#standforkeith</a> today has been overwhelming <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/pckeithpalmer?src=hash">#pckeithpalmer</a> <a href="https://t.co/T1wHlzMd4v">pic.twitter.com/T1wHlzMd4v</a></p>— The <span class="caps">PDT</span>rust (@thepdtrust) <a href="https://twitter.com/thepdtrust/status/851442557750063104">April 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>PC Palmer leaves a wife and five-year-old daughter.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Rest in peace, PC Keith Palmer <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/cafc?src=hash">#cafc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/StandForKeith?src=hash">#StandForKeith</a> <a href="https://t.co/pDNgWEgUaP">pic.twitter.com/pDNgWEgUaP</a></p>— Charlton Athletic FC (@CAFCofficial) <a href="https://twitter.com/CAFCofficial/status/851414261901426690">April 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>He was stabbed to death by <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Westminster_attack">Khalid Masood</a> as he attempted to prevent the killer entering the Houses of Parliament. </p> <p>Masood had already driven his vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge an was intent on continuing his killing spree.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thoughts, prayers and a hero's salute to <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PcKeithPalmer?src=hash">#PcKeithPalmer</a> today; at 2pm I will stand still in a small corner of Wales for you <span class="caps">RIP</span> in Sir <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/hero?src=hash">#hero</a> <a href="https://t.co/VxcT8fYj7A">pic.twitter.com/VxcT8fYj7A</a></p>— David Morgan <span class="caps">QPM</span> (@daimogssoapbox) <a href="https://twitter.com/daimogssoapbox/status/851348984648040448">April 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Masood was shot by police.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">World <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PoliceFamily?src=hash">#PoliceFamily</a> pays its respects at PC Keith Palmer's funeral. Officers from <a href="https://twitter.com/SCPDHq"><code>SCPDHq</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Chicago_Police"></code>Chicago_Police</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/NYPDnews"><code>NYPDnews</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/StandForKeith?src=hash">#StandForKeith</a> <a href="https://t.co/Ssa2yNEQ4n">pic.twitter.com/Ssa2yNEQ4n</a></p>&mdash; Police Professional (</code>PoliceP) <a href="https://twitter.com/PoliceP/status/851418677333381120">April 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Keith Palmer’s name has already been added to the National Police Memorial in London.</p> <p>For those officers unable to attend a two-minute silence was observed outside police stations across the country.</p> <p>Four people were killed in the terrorist attack and more than 50 injured.</p>