Garrett Warren, one of the boys missing in Harlem who later drowned in the Harlem River, is being laid to rest at a funeral Thursday. Warren, 13, went missing last month along with 11-year-old Alfa Barrie, who’s body was recovered from the Hudson River.
Services were held at Unity Funeral Chapels in Harlem. There was a viewing from followed by the funeral service.
On May 12, Warren and Barrie, both students at Democracy Prep Middle School, went missing. After a week-long search, Warren’s body was recovered from the Harlem River on May 18. Barrie’s body was recovered under the Madison Avenue Bridge over the Hudson River on May 20.
Reports indicate that the boys climbed through a broken bridge close to the 145th Street Bridge. Police say the investigation is ongoing.