Memorial service held for fallen Laguna Beach motorcycle officer

IRVINE, Calif.

Family and friends of the fallen motorcycle officer, along with law enforcement from across the Southland, gathered Friday morning to bid a final farewell.

Coutchie died Saturday in a motorcycle crash while on duty.

Coutchie's body will be flown to Yuma, Arizona, where he will be laid to rest on Sunday.

A Laguna Beach resident who asked to remain anonymous donated the services of a private jet to fly the body.

Donations to help defray the funeral expenses for the family are being collected by the Laguna Beach Police Employees' Association.

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