DECATUR -- Friends and family of Robert Champion will gather Monday to remember the former Florida A&M drum major and Southwest DeKalb graduate.

It was a year agoNov. 19when Champion was beaten to death on a trip with the school's marching band.

Police said it was hazing. Several students face criminal charges in the case. Champion's parents are suing the university.

Thememorial starts at 7:30 the Community Acheivement Centeron Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur.

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