CHICAGO (WBBM) - Chicago Police are burying one of their own Tuesday: a 62-year-old retired officer and Vietnam veteran who died alone – and ended up unclaimed at the medical examiner’s office. <snip> His name was Bruce Cummings, and he was a Chicago Police Officer. He lived in a North Side nursing home and apparently had no visitors. Not even from whatever family he had. ...more at link. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2010/10/26/unclaimed-police-and-vietnam-vet-no-longer-forgotten/ To think Mr. Cummings served his country in both the Military and LE, and was unclaimed, never had any visitors.... was alone in life and at death. I didn't want him to think he was forgotten or alone in death. Especially from us as sleuths. Mr Cummings, Thank you for your service in the military and with law enforcement. May you rest peacefully. You are not forgotten.