Friends and family members of 21-year-old Chavis Carter, whom Jonesboro, Ark. Police say committed suicide while handcuffed, are hosting two 1-year memorial services for Carter on Sunday (July 28).
The first service will be at 2 p.m. at Rivergate Park in downtown Tunica, Miss. The second service will be at 6 p.m. at Allen Park in Jonesboro.
Carter died July 28, 2012 while in the back of a Jonesboro police cruiser. His mother, Teresa Carter, is scheduled to attend the memorial services, along with representing attorney Benjamin Irwin of the Cochran Firm-Memphis. Other who have committed include friends of Carter's, pastors and local leaders and community organizers.
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