Thousands Pay Their Respects to Rev. Clementa Pinckney

Thousands of mourners filed past the body of the South Carolina State Senator killed in the Charleston church massacre last week.

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Pastor Clementa Pinckney lay in an open casket at the State House with an honor guard of State Troopers.

The body was brought to the State Capitol on a horse-drawn caisson. There was fury that the coffin had to pass beneath the Confederate flag flying over the Civil War Memorial nearby.

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A window on the second floor where the body lay was actually covered with a drape so the Confederate flag could not be seen by mourners passing by the casket.

Pinckney's funeral will be held on Friday.

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