Texas funeral planned for American beaten to death in Greece

Source: Henderson Family / MGN

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A funeral for the American tourist who was fatally beaten in Greece is taking place in his hometown of Austin, Texas.

KXAN television in Austin reports that the service for 22-year-old Bakari Henderson will take place Saturday at a Baptist church.

Greek police say Henderson was beaten to death outside a bar July 7 on the Greek island of Zakynthos. His family said in a news release that he was in Greece working on a photo shoot to launch a clothing line.

Also Saturday, the last of nine suspects charged in Henderson's death was scheduled to appear in court over whether he will be held in custody. The 33-year-old Serbian man is among nine people, aged between 18 and 34, charged in the fatal beating.



 
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