BOSTON (AP) — Family and friends have gathered at a Boston church for the funeral of a 23-year-old woman who was kidnapped and killed following an outing for her birthday at a nightclub.
The service for Jassy Correia was being held Saturday morning at Saint Peter Parish in the Dorchester neighborhood. A private burial was to follow.
Correia, of Lynn, Massachusetts, was last seen leaving a Boston nightclub early on the morning of Feb. 24. Her body was found four days later in the trunk of a car driven by a Rhode Island man during a traffic stop by Delaware police.
Louis Coleman, of Providence, is charged with kidnapping resulting in death, a federal crime that carries the possibility of the death penalty upon conviction.
Messages seeking comment were left for Coleman’s lawyers.