Michael Jackson's burial postponed

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Friday, August 21, 2009

Michael Jackson

A spokesperson for Michael Jackson's family has confirmed that the funeral of Michael Jackson will be postponed from what would have been his 51st birthday—August 29. Family spokesman Ken Sunshine has said that the date for the burial of the King of Pop would be pushed back to September 3. The reason for the change of arrangements was not specified.

Details of the burial place and the original date were released earlier this week, after speculation about his final burial place.

Ken Sunshine has also said that the interring that will take place in the Forest Lawn Memorial in Glendale, Los Angeles, and will be private with only close friends and family being invited to see the ceremony. The family are currently trying to keep his burial location unknown.