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Body of murdered teenager displayed at funeral sitting upright playing video games

July 11,2018 21:19

The family of an “avid gamer” who was murdered in New Orleans, displayed his body sitting upright in a chair with a Playstation controller in his hands, snacks at his side and wearing his favourite basketball jersey and flip-flops, in a unique memorial ...and more »


The family of an “avid gamer” who was murdered in New Orleans, displayed his body sitting upright in a chair with a Playstation controller in his hands, snacks at his side and wearing his favourite basketball jersey and flip-flops, in a unique memorial service.
Renard Matthews, 18, was shot dead while he was out walking his dog two weeks ago. His family said they wanted him to be surrounded by the things he loved for his final send off.
Mr Matthews, who a neighbour described as "a nice young man," was a fan of basketball team Boston Celtics. His body was decked out in the team's jersey and matching socks, while a TV showing a video of one of their games was placed in front of him during the wake at Charbonnet Labat Glapion Funeral Home.
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His mother, Temeka Matthews, told local news station WGNO her son was a bit of a "homebody," and mostly enjoyed staying in.
She said he had only recently started venturing outside more frequently since she bought him the dog.
Police have not given a motive for the shooting and no arrests have been made, according to The Times-Picayune newspaper. Mr Mathews' aunt told the newspaper that his mobile phone had been stolen.
In a video of the wake, Mr Matthews can be seen on a leather swivel chair, wearing sunglasses, and with a bottle of root beer on a side table next to a packet of crisps. A box of Chocolate Chip Crunch breakfast cereal on the floor next to his chair.
It is not the first time the Charbonnet Labat Glapion Funeral Home has performed “extreme embalmings”.
In 2014, the funeral home hosted the wake of Miriam “Mae Mae” Burbank, 53, whose family described her as a “party girl” who loved beer and scotch. Her body was posed sitting with a beer, a menthol cigarette and an ashtray at a table.
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Kashmiri youths through stones during clashes between protestors and Indian government forces in Srinagar
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Pope Francis arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican
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43/51 31 May 2018
Zinedine Zidane looks on after a press conference to announce his resignation as manager from Real Madrid. He confirmed he was leaving the Spanish giants, just days after winning the Champions League for the third year in a row.
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44/51 30 May 2018
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45/51 29 May 2018
Police and ambulances are seen at the site where a gunman shot dead three people, two of them policemen, before being killed by elite officers, in the eastern Belgian city of Liege.
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46/51 28 May 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron meets with Mamoudou Gassama, 22, from Mali, at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris. Gassama living illegally in France is being honored by Macron for scaling an apartment building over the weekend to save a 4-year-old child dangling from a fifth-floor balcony.
AP
47/51 27 May 2018
Migrants wait to disembark from the ship Aquarius in the Sicilian harbour of Catania, Italy
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48/51 26 May 2018
Ireland awaits the official result of a referendum that could end the country’s ban on abortion. Co-Director of Together For Yes Ailbhe Smyth speaks to the media after exit polls suggested victory for the Yes campaign.
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49/51 25 May 2018
Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at the 1st Precinct in Manhattan where he turned himself in to New York police for sexual misconduct charges.
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50/51 24 May 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the Konstantin Palace in Strelna, outside Saint Petersburg, on May 24, 2018
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This type of funeral is popular in Puerto Rico, where recent examples have included a taxi driver who appeared at his wake inside his cab with his hands on the steering wheel, and a man dressed as superhero The Green Lantern.
A recent example was the funeral of Fernando de Jesús Díaz Beato, 26, who appeared at his wake in 2016 sitting cross-legged, wearing a baseball cap and with a cigar propped between his fingers.

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