SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A private memorial Sunday was held for an Army veteran murdered last month.
The funeral began at 1:30 p.m. at Calvary Church in Santa Ana.READ MORE: 2 Killed In Overnight Crash In Rialto; Probe Underway
Ramos, a former U.S. Army Sergeant, went missing from her Orange apartment on May 2. A massive community effort followed with several vigils, searches, and hikes held in her honor.READ MORE: 1 Killed In Wrong-Way Crash In San Bernardino
Her body was discovered on May 16 at Santiago Canyon Road on the hillside of Modjeska Canyon.
Ramos’ roommate, 54-year-old Kwang Choi Joy, was arrested in connection with her death and has since been charged with murder.MORE NEWS: Man To Be Extradited To Long Beach To Face Murder Charges In Killings Of 2 Over Parking
Her family celebrated her life and her achievements last weekend on what would have been her college graduation. Ramos was honored posthumously at California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.