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Stranger attacks body at funeral

A Central Florida man is being accused of punching the body of an 18-year-old murder victim at his funeral last Friday, according to local police.

Timothy Cleary of Apopka, Florida walked towards the casket during the service with his hands up and began punching the body, police said, according to WKMG.

According to WKMG, mourners then began to tackle Cleary while others called 911. Others at the church broke the windows of a car believed to belong to Cleary following the brawl, reports WFTV.

Cleary “just started smashing the boy’s face,? said Sandra Richardson, who witnessed the incident, according to WFTV.

WKMG reports the motive for the attack is not known, and KFTV reports the police do not believe the attack on the body has any connection to the 18-year-old’s murder.