The body of a dead teenager, Renard Matthews, was dressed and propped up in a chair while surrounded by his favourite snacks for a bizarre memorial service held by his family.
His heartbroken mum, Temeka, described the football-loving student as a ‘homeboy’ who loved playing video games.
As part of an unusual memorial to the dead teenage.
He was placed in front of a television with a games console controller in his hand while surrounded by his favourite snacks at the Charbonnet Labat Glapion Funeral Home.
Renard was also pictured wearing his favourite player socks in a scene made to look like a typical, family home.
New Orleans Police Department said officers found a boy at the scene with a gunshot wound to the head.
He was also reportedly robbed of his mobile phone.