Funeral arrangements announced for slain NOPD officer, funds established for family

The NOPD isn't releasing many details about the shooting that resulted in the death of Officer Marcus McNeil.

NEW ORLEANS -- Funeral arrangements for fallen Police Officer Marcus McNeil have been announced by NOPD, as well as ways for people to help support his family.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 20, at the D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel located at 3933 Washington Avenue, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Visitation will then resume Saturday, Oct. 21, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Household of Faith Church at 9300 I-10 Service Road, with funeral services immediately following. Internment will take place at Mt. Olivey Cemetary, 4000 Norman Mayer Drive.

An account has been established with Whitney Bank to accept donations from anyone wishing to help support McNeil's family. The account is titled "Marcus McNeil Benefit Fund," and donations can be deposited at any Whitney Bank location.

The New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation has also established a fund for McNeil's family. Donations can be made online here.

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