Popkowski Buried with Military Honors 

A Marine Corps veteran who was shot and killed in a confrontation near the V.A. Medical Center at Togus has been laid to rest with military honors.A marine honor guard participated in the graveside service for James Popkowski, 37, in Medway after a funeral at St. Peter Catholic Church of East Millinocket.Popkowski was a First Lieutenant in the marines when his service was cut short by a rare form of leukemia.He died from a single gunshot wound to the neck after a confrontation with a federal officer and two game wardens last week. Investigators say preliminary information indicates the officers felt threatened by Popkowski, who was armed with what looked like a rifle.