The funeral for George Floyd – the black man whose murder in Minneapolis, United States last week, has caused several protests globally, is to be laid to rest on June 9.
The funeral will be held June 9 in Houston, the family attorney, Ben Crump has announced.
A memorial service will be held in Minneapolis Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.(7pm West African time), according to Crump.
The funeral in Houston, where Floyd grew up, will be at 11 a.m. CT, Crump said at a news conference.
George Floyd died after a police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck.