TOWN OF TONAWANDA, NY - A hockey tournament in the Town of Tonawanda Sunday honored Lieutenant Thomas Diehl - a Town of Tonawanda officer who passed away from cancer last year.

Lieutenant Thomas Diehl was an 11-year department veteran who battled a rare form of leukemia and passed away last april.

He spent a decade as a youth hockey coach and became one of the youngest lieutenants in the history of the town's Police Department at the age of 29.