PEARLAND, Texas Friends and family gathered Monday to honor the life of a slain teenager in Pearland.

Josh Wilkerson, 18, was beaten to death last week.

His funeral was held at Sagemont Church.

Investigators say his classmate, 19-year-old Hermilo Moralez, confessed to the crime.

Moralez has been charged with capital murder.

Read or Share this story: