Body Of Late Desmond Tutu Lies In State


The body of late anti-apartheid icon, Desmond Tutu has been brought to the St George Cathedral in Cape Town where it will lie in state on Thursday and Friday.

His desire for a simple coffin was respected as his body was brought in a pine coffin with a small bouquet of carnations on top by six Anglican priests acting as pallbearers.

Tutu died on Sunday at aged 90. His funeral holds Saturday.

Credit: AFP

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