Floyd's casket arrives at Houston church for public viewing

 

Last updated 6/8/2020 at 9:45am



JUAN A. LOZANO and NOMAAN MERCHANT

Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) — The body of George Floyd arrived at a church Monday in Houston for a final public memorial for the man whose death at the hands of police in Minneapolis sparked protests around the world and calls to reform policing in America.

His body arrived in a gold-colored casket that was escorted to The Fountain of Praise church by Houston police. A six-hour viewing that is open to the public was scheduled to begin in the afternoon.

Before the casket arrived, workers outside the church assembled a large floral arrangement with white...



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