Wichita police detective dies after battle with cancer

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A detective with the Wichita Police Department has died following a battle with cancer. 

A post on the Matt Young's Cancer Crusaders Facebook page says Matt Young died peacefully Tuesday morning. He was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer earlier this year.

"Matt, in true Matt Young fashion, gave it his all in getting where he knew he was going," the post says. 

Services are expected to be this Saturday at 10 a.m. at Central Christian Church in Wichita.


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