Marie Colvin: Syrian Activist Video Claims To Show Burial Colvin in Homs (EXTREMELY GRAPHIC VIDEO)

03/01/2012 02:32 pm ET | Updated May 01, 2012


BEIRUT (AP) — A video posted online by Syrian activist shows what it says is the burial of American journalist Marie Colvin, who was killed last week in a rocket attack in the central city of Homs.

In the video, posted on YouTube Thursday, a man says he is in a cemetery in the neighborhood of Baba Amr, where Colvin was killed.

The man, who is unidentified but frequently appears in videos from the neighborhood, says activists decided to bury her because they did not have electricity to keep her body refrigerated and that it had started to decay.

Colvin was killed on Feb. 22 in an attack that also killed French photographer Remi Ochlik.

The video, whose content could not be independently verified, does not mention Ochlik's body.