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White House Officials Will Attend Michael Brown Funeral

Three officials will represent the Obama administration Monday at the funeral for Michael Brown, whose death set off days of protests in Ferguson.

Three White House officials will attend Michael Brown’s funeral Monday on behalf of the Obama administration, a White House official told NBC News.

Assistant to the President and White House Cabinet Secretary Broderick Johnson, Deputy Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement Marlon Marshall and Heather Foster, an advisor to the public engagement office will be at the ceremony for the unarmed teenager who was shot dead by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer on Aug. 9, sparking days of unrest in the St. Louis suburb.

Brown’s funeral will be at 10 a.m. local time at Friendly Temple Missionary Church in St. Louis.


— Kristen Welker