The memorial service for former rugby player, Lindani Myeni, who was fatally shot by police in Honolulu in the US, is being held in KwaZulu-Natal.
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Family and friends of Lindani Myeni have started arriving for his memorial service at the Empangeni Rugby Club in KwaZulu-Natal.
29-year old Myeni was shot and killed in a confrontation with police in Honolulu in Hawaii, United States, in April. The incident happened after police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a location near his home.
Myeni’s body arrived in South Africa on Saturday. KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala is expected to speak at the memorial service. Myeni’s widow, Lindsay, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Honolulu police.