John Lewis' Body To Arrive At Capitol Monday

  • The body of late Georgia Representative John Lewis will lie in state at the Capitol Monday through Wednesday of next week, sources say.
  • Lewis' casket is due to arrive in Washington D.C. Monday, after which it will be taken around the city as part of a procession, stopping at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial before arriving at Capitol Plaza, the itinerary indicates. A small ceremony will then be held inside the Capitol building. Members of the public won't be allowed to attend due to the coronavirus pandemic, sources say.
  • Lewis, a prominent civil rights activist who served in the House of Representatives for 33 years, died last week after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
  • Photo: Getty

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