Funeral of PC Fiona Bone

The funeral will be held at Manchester Cathedral today of PC Fiona Bone, shot dead in Hattersley last month.

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Public gather to listen to funeral service

The coffin was taken in to Brahms's Herzlich Tut Mich Verlangen.

The first hymn sung was The Lord's My Shepherd I'll Not Want.

Bible readings were given by Pc Bone's colleagues Inspector Jane Brown and Pc Tracey Miskell.

GMP chaplain Charles Nevin read the poem She Is Gone, while mezzo-soprano Iona Fisher gave a performance of Beyonce's version of Ave Maria.

Police and the public gathered at the rear of the cathedral to listen to the service broadcast on loudspeakers.

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Funeral of PC Fiona Bone underway in Manchester

Police officers march along Deansgate
Police officers march along Deansgate towards Manchester Cathedral. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
Roses rest on the bonnet of the hearse carrying the coffin
Roses rest on the bonnet of the hearse carrying the coffin. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
Sir Peter Fahy, salutes, as the coffin of PC Fiona Bone arrives
Sir Peter Fahy, salutes, as the coffin of PC Fiona Bone arrives. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire
The coffin of Pc Fiona Bone is carried into Manchester Cathedral
The coffin of Pc Fiona Bone is carried into Manchester Cathedral. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire
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