Tony Scott laid to rest at private funeral

Oct. 26, 2010 file photo shows director Tony Scott arriving at premiere of "Unstoppable," in L.A. File,AP Photo/Gus Ruelas

Oct. 26, 2010 file photo shows director Tony Scott arriving at premiere of "Unstoppable," in L.A.
Tony Scott arriving at premiere of "Unstoppable," in Los Angeles on Oct. 26, 2010.
File,AP Photo/Gus Ruelas

(CBS News) A private funeral was held for Tony Scott in Los Angeles on Friday, five days after the "Top Gun" director jumped off of the Vincent Thomas Bridge in an apparent suicide.

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Several friends and family attended the service, including Scott's older brother, "Prometheus" director Ridley Scott, according to TMZ.

In addition to the private, family-only ceremony, the family said in a statement to Deadline that they will announce plans to celebrate his life and work with a greater audience after Labor Day.

The 68-year-old died on Aug. 19 after leaping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge into Los Angeles Harbor. An autopsy was performed on the British-born director's body last week, but it will be a month or more before an official cause of death is determined.

Coroner's officials are treating his death as a probable suicide.

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