Family accepts funeral donation

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(Memphis) Family members of 3-year-old Maurice Brown, Jr. have accepted R. S. Lewis Funeral Home’s donation to bury the little boy.


Maurice Jr. was reported missing by his father Sunday and was later found dead inside a garbage bin Downtown Tuesday.


The family met with the funeral home director Thursday afternoon to start planning his funeral.


The funeral home has also contacted other vendors to donate flowers, a burial plot, and programs for the service.


Maurice Brown, Sr. was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated child neglect. Those charges could be upgraded at any time.