Mayor declares Jan. 15 'Norman Lewis Day' at funeral service

- Thousands of people filled the First Baptist Orlando church to pay their respects to fallen Orange County Deputy First Class Norman Lewis on Sunday afternoon.

Lewis was killed Monday when his motorcycle crashed while involved in a manhunt for a suspect accused of killing a fellow officer.

During the service, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings awarded Lewis with an agency Purple Heart for his sacrifice, and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs proclaimed Jan. 15 Deputy First Class Norman Lewis Day in the county.

Lewis' body will be taken for a second funeral service in Port Charlotte, where he was from.

Stay with FOX 35 for the latest details.

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