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Slain Chicago SWAT Officer Memorialized

November 29, 2010  | 

Officer David Blake, 45, was found Nov. 22 dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside his SUV in the 2900 block of West Seipp Street, several miles from his home. A cigarette was dangling from his mouth. The vehicle's windows were up, suggesting the shots were fired from inside, several sources have told the Tribune.

No one is in custody, and police continue to investigate, authorities said.

Blake was laid to rest wearing his olive-green SWAT uniform, his helmet nearby. Inside Leak & Sons Funeral Homes in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood, photos on display captured Blake's various experiences on the force.

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