OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Univerisity of Mississippi held visitation for the late Sen. Thad Cochran on Sunday, three days following his death at the age of 81.
Family and friends said their goodbyes to the longtime senator.
Cochran was the 10th longest running senator in the United States.
His flag-draped coffin lied in state at the Robert C. Khayat Law Center on the Ole Miss campus.
His body will remain there until his funeral service at the state capital later on Monday.
Cochran's second funeral has been scheduled for Tuesday at his home church in Jackson.
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