Service canceled for Texas girl shot at house by officer

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DALLAS — A service for the woman shot inside her house with a Fort Worth officer that were planned for Saturday had been canceled amid a household dispute over funeral arrangements.

Atatiana Jefferson’s funeral was in fact set become held at Potter’s home Church in Dallas. Saturday Church representative Mara Silverio said the service hasn’t been rescheduled, but that no events would be held for her.

The headlines follows a judge’s choice Friday to issue a restraining that is temporary looked for by Marquis Jefferson, the daddy of Atatiana Jefferson. The daddy desired your order to get control of the funeral arrangements of their child from their daughter’s aunt, Bonita Body.

Lee Merritt, Body’s lawyer, had stated on Facebook that the “celebration of life” would continue Saturday, but he later tweeted that the funeral have been “postponed” and therefore “updated information regarding the reschedule will likely to be supplied the moment it becomes available.”

Atatiana Jefferson’s funeral happens to be postponed. Updated information regarding the reschedule are supplied just since it becomes available. pic.twitter.com/xG932NqsnP

Merritt didn’t instantly answer an email seeking information that is additional.

The Rev. Al Sharpton was indeed set to produce remarks at Saturday’s solution.

Marquis Jefferson argued which he was indeed rejected any participation into the funeral preparation by the mortuary Body had involved. He stated that as his daughter’s sole appropriate heir, the work of organizing the funeral is their.

Dallas County Probate Court Judge Brenda Hull Thompson scheduled a hearing for Monday morning to find out whether or not the restraining purchase should carry on.

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