Funeral arrangements set for Marquail Johnson

By WEEK Producer

Funeral arrangements set for Marquail Johnson

August 20, 2013 Updated Aug 20, 2013 at 10:32 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Funeral arrangements have been set for an 8-year-old Peoria boy found dead last week.

On Thursday, Peoria Police found Marquail Johnson inside of an abandoned refrigerator just doors from his home in the 700 block of S. Western Ave.

The Peoria County coroner said Johnson likely died of suffocation.

Services will take place Saturday morning at the New Cornerstone Baptist Church in Peoria.

The visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with the funeral to follow at 10 a.m.

The family of Marquail have set up a memorial fund in his name to help pay for the funeral services. If you would like to make a donation to the Marquail Johnson Memorial Fund, you can do so at any area Busey Bank.