Funeral services held for former Simeon football player

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Funeral services were held today for former Simeon Academy star football player Demarius Reed.

Reed was shot and killed near the campus of Eastern Michigan University where he attended school.

Family, friends and loved ones gathered at Holy Temple Evangelistic Church of God in Christ in Harvey.

The 20-year-old starting wide receiver was shot to death in an apartment building where he lived near the campus in Ypsilanti last week.

Administrators and students from EMU attended the services as well as current and former Simeon students and teachers.

Police in Ypsilanti said Reed was shot twice and was missing personal items, suggesting a robbery.

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