Funeral for George Floyd held in Houston | USA TODAY


A private funeral for George Floyd is being held at the Fountain of Praise Church in Houston. Floyd will be laid to rest alongside his mother at a cemetery in nearby Pearland.

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Memorials in Houston this week honored Floyd, 46, who died while in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25. The former police officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes during the arrest was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, and three other officers on the scene were charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

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