Friends, family mourn murdered grandfather

? Friends and family are mourning the death of a grandfather who was murdered last week.

According to officials, Juan Lopez was beaten by a group of men on Southern Boulevard and later died from his injuries at Lincoln Hospital. Family members say they believe the fight was over Lopez's cell phone, which was the only possession missing when police found him.

The wake will be held at Ortiz Funeral Home on Southern Boulevard.

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