Michael Jackson’s Body Returns to Neverland for Viewing
While Michael Jackson's friends, family and millions of fans attempt come to terms with the pop legend's death, plans have been made for his the viewing of his body.
A public viewing for has been scheduled for Friday at his Neverland Ranch, with a private service to follow on Sunday.
A 30-car motorcade has been organized to transport the King of Pop's remains at 10 am from Los Angeles to Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara County, though it is not yet known where Jackson will ultimately be buried.
The Neverland Ranch was purchased by Jackson in 1987, and though he ran into financial difficulties, he maintained a stake in the ranch until his death.
Following the viewing, the Mayor of Jackson's hometown of Gary, Indiana, has discussed the idea of bringing the body to Gary for a memorial service next week with the Jackson family.
"I believe that his body will lie in state in Gary, Indiana," Mayor Rudy Clay said. "Now, it may not happen, but I believe it will."