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USA: Mourners pay respect to Sen. Clementa Pinckney at Charleston Emanuel AME01:17

USA: Mourners pay respect to Sen. Clementa Pinckney at Charleston Emanuel AME

United States, Charleston
June 26, 2015 at 18:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people lined up outside Charleston's Emanuel AME Church to pay their respects to the late State Senator Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who died last week after a gunman opened fire during Bible study at the church, killing eight others.

Family, friends, former governors, and state employees lined up to two hours outside the church to view the body in an open casket ceremony,

The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at the TD Arena, where President Obama is expected to hold a speech just hundreds meters from Emanuel AME church.

USA: Mourners pay respect to Sen. Clementa Pinckney at Charleston Emanuel AME01:17
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Hundreds of people lined up outside Charleston's Emanuel AME Church to pay their respects to the late State Senator Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who died last week after a gunman opened fire during Bible study at the church, killing eight others.

Family, friends, former governors, and state employees lined up to two hours outside the church to view the body in an open casket ceremony,

The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at the TD Arena, where President Obama is expected to hold a speech just hundreds meters from Emanuel AME church.