Funeral held for 13-year-old Deontae Mitchell, who police have said was killed over $70

Posted at 5:55 PM, Jun 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-15 17:55:59-04

The day before an accused killer goes to court, the child he allegedly killed was laid to rest.

Loved ones of 13-year-old Deontae Mitchell gathered inside Second Ebenezer Church Wednesday afternoon for funeral services for the boy who Detroit Police have said was killed because he picked up $70 that a man dropped outside a liquor store on Detroit's east side. 

Pastor Maurice Hardwick from the Live in Peace movement presided over Mitchell's services.

Click on the video above to see Kimberly Craig's report.