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Family raising money for Escondido police officer with brain tumor

Posted at 8:48 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 23:48:44-05

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) -- A North County family is raising money for an Escondido Police officer with a brain tumor.

According to the family, Brett Byler was found to have a large brain tumor on February 16.

The family said in a GoFundMe that Byler had surgery Thursday to remove 80 percent of the tumor. Byler is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy for the remainder of the tumor.

The family says Byler is a former Marine and has been a police officer since 2009 with the Department of Defense and San Diego Police.

Click here for the GoFundMe.