McCain memorial service on Saturday in Washington, burial on Sunday

Flag flies at half-staff in honor of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Reuters)

Late senator John McCain will lie in state at the US Capitol in Washington on Friday, followed by a memorial service at the National Cathedral before being laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in nearby Annapolis on September 2, his office said.

Ahead of the national ceremonies, McCain will lie in state at the Arizona State Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday and a memorial service will take place at the North Phoenix Baptist Church.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57