Fallen Tuscaloosa officer laid to rest

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A fallen officer with the Tuscaloosa Police Department was laid to rest Sunday.

Ofc. Dornell Cousette, a 13-year veteran on the force, was killed Monday, Sept. 16, while attempting to serve a warrant on Luther Bernard Watkins, 20, who is charged with shooting him.

A service was held Sunday at Shelton State Community College to celebrate his life. He was buried at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church on Unity Cemetery Road in Aliceville.

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