Steinbrenner casket placed in tomb

Updated: July 17, 2010, 7:42 PM ET
Associated Press

TRINITY, Fla. -- The family of George Steinbrenner placed a casket inside a mausoleum at a cemetery near Tampa on Saturday, four days after the death of the New York Yankees owner.

The two sons and two daughters of the 80-year-old owner were joined by his wife, Joan, at Trinity Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Neither the Yankees nor cemetery officials would confirm that services were taking place. The cemetery is about a half-hour drive from the home of the late owner.

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