The New York Daily News is reporting that Heavy D will be laid to rest at the end of this week on November 17th. The viewing will take place Nov. 17 at Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, N.Y., followed by the wake. A private funeral service is set to follow the next day for family and friends. TMZ.com reports that the ceremony’s guests will inculde Sean “Diddy” Combs, Mary J. Blige and Eddie F and G-Whiz, of Heavy’s former 90s group Heavy D and the Boyz. CBS reports that an autopsy has been completed, but preliminary cause of death won’t be provided until toxicology tests are completed. Those results could take up to six weeks.
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