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Forrest's funeral to be Monday in Atlanta

Updated: July 28, 2009, 6:09 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- A funeral is scheduled Monday for former boxing champion Vernon Forrest, who was killed in an attempted robbery over the weekend.

Forrest's manager, Charles Watson, says the service will be at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, just east of Atlanta. It will be open to the public.

Watson says notables, including boxers Oscar De La Hoya and Shane Mosley and R&B singer Frankie Beverly, are expected.

The 38-year-old Forrest was found shot to death Saturday ...

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