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PHOTOS: See images from Monday’s public memorial in Houston for George Floyd

Mourners raise fists by the casket bearing the remains of George Floyd at a public visitation at the Fountain of Praise church June 8, 2020, in Houston, Texas. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.  (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)
Mourners raise fists by the casket bearing the remains of George Floyd at a public visitation at the Fountain of Praise church June 8, 2020, in Houston, Texas. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (Photo by David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)

Hundreds are gathering to pay their respects on Monday to George Floyd at a final public viewing held at The Fountain of Praise Church in Houston.

Floyd, 46, died in police custody after a white officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes on May 25 in Minneapolis.

[LIVE STREAM: Mourners pay their respects to George Floyd during public viewing in Houston]

Floyd was a Houston-native who grew up in the Third Ward and graduated from Jack Yates High School.

On Monday from noon - 6 p.m., local residents and visitors from all over the country attended public viewing for Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church.


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