Ottawa mourns Moncton Three

All eyes will be on Moncton, N.B. this morning, as a regimental funeral is held for three RCMP officers, killed in the line of duty.

50 police officers from Ottawa, and Police Chief Charles Bordeleau, are expected to be in attendance. Governor General David Johnston and Prime Minister Stephen Harper will also be there.

OC Transpo drivers will be wearing red Tuesday, to honour the three Mounties.

Constables Dave Ross, Fabrice Gevaudan, and Douglas Larche were shot and killed last Wednesday, during a shooting rampage in Moncton that also saw two other members of the force injured.

The suspect, 24-year-old Justin Bourque, was arrested Friday, and has been charged with three counts of first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder.

The funeral gets underway at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday. Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc says he expects between 5000 and 7000 police officers from across Canada to attend.

On Monday, hundreds of people turned out to file past three flag-draped caskets during a public visitation.

(With files from CTV Ottawa and the Canadian Press)

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