ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - The Orlando City Council has approved plans for a memorial to the Pulse nightclub shooting victims at Greenwood Cemetery.
There will be seven rows of seven markers, each one engraved with the names of the victims who were lost in the 2016 massacre. The granite markers were donated by the law firm Greenspoon Marder.
According to the Orlando Weekly, six spaces are being set aside for the memorial and will include two park benches for those visiting.
Four of the 49 victims are buried at Greenwood Cemetery. The city is holding several spaces until 2024 for family members of the four victims who wish to be buried alongside their loved ones.
The victim's mother, father, sister or brother would be charged a plot reservation rates of $1,500 if they are an Orlando resident. For non-residents, the charge is $3,000.
The Pulse nightclub shooting left 49 people dead and more than 50 injured.