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Joseph Newell's funeral held Saturday

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Funeral services for MPD Detective Joseph Newell were held Saturday in Landover, Md.

Newell's stepson, Antwan Rayvon James, 27, allegedly shot Newell during a dispute that was reportedly about yard work Monday night.

Newell's funeral will begin at noon at Jericho City of Praise, located at 8501 Jericho City and Bishop Peebles Drive. Newell was a detective with the Metropolitan Police Department's 6th District for 24 years.

Family members dropped James off at police headquarters Tuesday, where he was charged with first-degree murder.

Reporting from Landover, ABC7's Richard Reeve tells us about the services and the man whose life was celebrated.

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