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Snyder family accepts Medal of Honor during memorial breakfast

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Blake Snyder's family accepted the Medal of Honor from St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar (Credit: Steve Stenger) Blake Snyder's family accepted the Medal of Honor from St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar (Credit: Steve Stenger)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – The family of fallen St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder accepted the Medal of Honor awarded to him Friday morning.

According to tweet by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, the Medal of Honor was awarded to Snyder for “his courage and sacrifice” during the St. Louis County Police Department’s 40th Annual Memorial Ceremony Breakfast.

Snyder was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call in South County on October 6, 2016.

The breakfast honors first responders from the county who lost their lives.

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