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Funeral Set for Woman Killed in D.C. Chase

Miriam Carey's family have told reporters they don't know why she was killed when she was unarmed



    NYC Family of Woman Killed in DC Chase Speaks

    The family of Miriam Carey, who was shot to death outside the Capitol after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier, speaks in NYC. Checkey Beckford reports. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013)

    The family of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier plans to hold a funeral for her next week in Brooklyn.

    A lawyer for Miriam Carey's sisters, Eric Sanders, says a wake will be held Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grace Funeral Chapels. The funeral will follow Tuesday at 10 a.m.

    The 34-year-old Carey was shot last Thursday. The high-speed police chase began outside the White House and ended near the U.S. Capitol.

    Her 1-year-old daughter was inside the vehicle but was unhurt.

    A federal law enforcement official has said that Carey's mental health deteriorated in the last year and that she had delusions President Barack Obama was in contact with her.