Family chooses unique way to say goodbye to son

Family chooses unique way to say goodbye to son

The 18-year-old Renard Matthews of New Orleans, LA, was robbed and shot dead on June 25 while strolling with his dog.

According to Matthews" mom, Temeka, her son was a "homebody' whose favorite athlete was indeed Irving. He also loved to play video games and the Boston Celtics.


After a young New Orleans man was killed, his grieving family chose to remember him doing what he loved: sitting in front of a TV with his beloved Boston Celtics on the screen.

While his family tries to deal with the bad tragedy, they have chosen to say goodbye in a unique, but loving way. Matthews' corpse is propped up in a spinning chair while wearing a Celtics jersey, more specifically the No. 11 Kyrie Irving black alternate jersey. Police have not yet arrested a suspect. We get used to seeing each other occupy certain spaces so I think there's something strangely attractive about wanting to see Renard Matthews in that chair, controller in hand, one last time.

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