GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Former Grand Island Police Department Investigator Christopher Marcello was laid to rest on Wednesday in Hastings. 

The funeral happened at 10:00 a.m., at the Third City Christian Church in Grand Island. 

After the funeral, Investigator Marcello headed to his final resting place at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. It was estimated that there would be several hundred vehicles with a large police and military presence within this procession. 

The funeral procession arrived in Hastings around 111:30 a.m.

The Hastings Police Department encourages people to honor Marcello by standing or parking in a safe area along the route to show respect.