New details of George Floyd's funeral memorial announced

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Houston, United States Published: Jun 02, 2020, 09.55 AM(IST)

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The Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center that has been tasked with putting together funeral services for Floyd, said his family had only one request that the funeral be a 'grand experience.'

New details regarding the funeral memorial of George Floyd, who got died in a ''homicide'' in a police brutality in Minneapolis, has been announced.

His funeral will be held June 9 in Houston, where Floyd grew up, a family attorney said.

Also read: Official autopsy reveals Floyd's 'homicide' caused by 'neck compression'

A memorial service will be held in Minneapolis this Thursday from 1 pm. to 3 pm., according to Ben Crump.

The Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center that has been tasked with putting together funeral services for Floyd, said his family had only one request that the funeral be a ''grand experience.''

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Videos from the May 25 incident show police officer Derek Chauvin, since fired, pressing his knee of Floyd's neck, and other officers kneeling on his back.

Chauvin has been with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. The other three officers involved in the incident have not been arrested.

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