The Latest: Service canceled for Texas woman shot by police

Posted On: Oct 19, 2019   |   Posted By: My Sanantonio

DALLAS - The Latest on funeral services for Atatiana Jefferson :
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A service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer has been canceled.
Saturday's service for Atatiana Jefferson was to be held at Potters House in Dallas. Church representative Mara Silverio says the service hasn't been rescheduled.
The news follows a judge's decision Friday to issue a temporary restraining order sought by Marquis Jefferson, the father of Atatiana Jefferson. The father sought the order to gain control over the funeral arrangements of his daughter from his daughter's aunt, Bonita Body.
Lee Merritt, Body's attorney, had said on Facebook that a "celebration of life" would proceed Saturday, but he later tweeted that the funeral had been canceled. Silverio says no events will be held Saturday.
The Rev. Al Sharpton was to deliver remarks at the funeral.
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The Rev. Al Sharpton has become a constant of the Black Lives Matter era with his presence in the pulpit after police shootings...

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