Disney 'gator tragedy: Boy buried

2016-06-21 21:04
An undated family photo of Lane Graves. (Family handout, AFP)

An undated family photo of Lane Graves. (Family handout, AFP)

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Omaha - A funeral has been held for a 2-year-old Nebraska boy killed by an alligator at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

The mass for Lane Graves was held Tuesday at St Patrick's Catholic Church in west Omaha and was limited to family and friends. Lane was pulled into the water and drowned last week despite the frantic efforts of his father.

In a statement, Matt and Melissa Graves thanked the "friends and strangers who share in our loss and who have shown us profound compassion".

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