Family to bury Jorelys Rivera in Puerto Rico
by MDJ staff
December 10, 2011 10:03 PM | 4032 views | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Family members exit the chapel after the funeral service for Jorelys Rivera at First Baptist Church of Canton on Saturday. Jorelys’ body will be flown out of Atlanta to Puerto Rico, where family members will conduct a private service and burial for the 7-year-old whose body was found in a trash bin Monday.<br>Staff/Jon-Michael Sullivan
Family members exit the chapel after the funeral service for Jorelys Rivera at First Baptist Church of Canton on Saturday. Jorelys’ body will be flown out of Atlanta to Puerto Rico, where family members will conduct a private service and burial for the 7-year-old whose body was found in a trash bin Monday.
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Funeral services for Jorelys Rivera, 7, were conducted Saturday at First Baptist Church of Canton.

Media were not allowed inside.

Jorelys, a first-grade student at Canton Elementary School, disappeared around 5 p.m. Dec. 2 at the River Ridge at Canton apartment complex and, following an extensive search throughout the weekend, her body was found around noon Monday in a metal trash bin.

An autopsy concluded she had been beaten, stabbed and sexually assaulted in a vacant apartment unit in a building adjacent to where she lived.

Police have charged Ryan McCabe Brunn, 20, with murder and giving false statements to the police in connection to Jorelys’ death. He remains in the county jail. The death and subsequent arrest have garnered national attention and shaken many in the local community.

Jorelys’ body will be flown out of Atlanta to Puerto Rico, where family members will conduct a private service and burial.
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jaimonty
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December 11, 2011
Why is Brunn not being charged with CSC?
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