Castile’s girlfriend Diamond Reynolds, who was at the funeral with her young daughter, broke down in tears as his coffin arrived at St. Paul’s for the service at noon and was pictured being comforted by family and friends shortly before they all went in for the beginning of the service.
Photos from the funeral of Philando Castile – Man fatally shot by Police during a traffic stop
Philando Castile, 32, was shot dead by police in front of his girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter on July 6. Thousands gathered for his funeral at the Cathedral of Saint Paul, in St. Paul, Minnesota. A horse-drawn carriage, carrying his flower-laden white coffin, had led the funeral procession from Brooks Funeral Home, in Concordia Avenue, to the cathedral yesterday morning.
Calls of ‘unite for Philando’ rang out at the end of the service at St. Paul Cathedral, as mourners raised their fists in tribute to Castile.
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The late Philando Castile