Funeral to be held this weekend for slain Crystal boy

Published 10:08 am Wednesday, April 22, 2015

CRYSTAL — Funeral services will be held this weekend for a 10-year-old Crystal boy whose body was found April 11 in the Mississippi River.

A family spokesman says the funeral for Barway Collins is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis. He says the family originally hoped to wait a few weeks until Barway’s biological mother could arrive from Liberia, but the service needs to be held this weekend due to the condition of his remains.

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