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Funeral arrangements announced for teen boy killed in house fire

Emmanuel Larryn Slack, 17, was killed in a house fire in the 4100 block of Pines Road in...
Emmanuel Larryn Slack, 17, was killed in a house fire in the 4100 block of Pines Road in Shreveport, La. on Friday, June 4, 2021.(Councilman Jerry Bowman)
Published: Jun. 9, 2021 at 11:09 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Services have now been announced for the son of a former Shreveport mayoral candidate who was killed in a house fire June 4.

Emmanuel Slack, 17, died June 4 after the fire on Pines Road.

His father, Melvin Slack, who ran for mayor of Shreveport in 2014, was injured in the fire.

The funeral for Emmanuel will be held Saturday, June 12 at 12 p.m. at Western Hills Baptist Church.

Repass will be held at the Bill Cockrell Community Center at 3 p.m.

Emmanuel will then be buried at Lincoln Memorial Park on West 70th Street.

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Emmanuel Slack at pro-life rally in January of 2021

All services are open to the public. Anyone who would like to donate food for the services should email jennifer@proactivenursingsolutions.com.

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