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Hundreds remember Waterbury Deputy Chief Chris Corbett

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WATERBURY--Hundreds came out in the rain to remember a friend.

Acting Deputy Chief Chris Corbett, 40, was found dead in his parent's home last week.

On Monday, a wake was held to remember Corbett, who was part of the Waterbury Police Department for 18 years and was acting deputy chief for two.

On Tuesday, Corbett will be laid to rest, and the governor has ordered the Connecticut flag on the state capitol building to fly at half staff.

“Deputy Chief Corbett loved serving the department and devoted his career to ensuring the security and safety of the people of Waterbury,” Gov. Dan Malloy said.  “I join police officers and residents from throughout the State of Connecticut in mourning his loss.   We thank him for his service to his community, and we send our thoughts and prayers to his family, friends, and fellow officers in the Waterbury Police Department.”

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