Partner of slain NYPD officer weeps at trial

The heartbroken officer testified how he pursued the armed thug through the dark streets, and returned to find his partner dying


By Josh Saul
The New York Post

BROOKLYN — A tough Brooklyn detective broke down yesterday — his words and tears silencing a packed courtroom — as he described chasing down a suspected cop-killer only to return to the crime scene and find his partner dying from a gunshot wound to the face.

Prosecutors played surveillance videos that for the first time showed then-Officer Glenn Estrada chasing career criminal Lamont Pride for four blocks through East New York after the thug allegedly murdered cop and father-of-four Peter Figoski during a botched robbery in December 2011.

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