Girlfriend of slain officer talks to the media

NORTH PHILADELPHIA - September 24, 2008 - On Wednesday Joanne Heary, the girlfriend of slain officer Patrick McDonald, came by to add to the memorial. She tearfully tied a balloon to a porch that read "I love you."

"He came out here and he did the job with everything he had. He loved the motorcycle, he loved Highway, he loved the 25th. He loved everything about it. Besides that, outside of work, he was a wonderful person. He was an amazing person and if you knew him, you would love him. He is a hero, a warrior and a soldier, and will always be a soldier," Heary said.

Heary knew McDonald for four years.

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