HEAT ALERT

High heat and humidity continue on Long Island though this weekend

Memorial service held for Hofstra grad killed by lion

A final farewell was given for the Hofstra University graduate killed by a lion in South Africa. The memorial service for Katherine Chappell was be held Saturday in Rye, Westchester County. The 29-year-old

News 12 Staff

Jun 6, 2015, 6:16 PM

Updated 3,303 days ago

Share:

A final farewell was given for the Hofstra University graduate killed by a lion in South Africa.
The memorial service for Katherine Chappell was be held Saturday in Rye, Westchester County.
The 29-year-old Emmy award-winning video editor was mauled to death by a lioness Monday while at a wildlife park near Johannesburg, South Africa.
Chappell was taking pictures through an open car window when the animal attacked.


More from News 12