A few days after he was found dead after being kidnapped while jogging on September 5, Eliza Fletcher was buried and honored at a funeral at a church in Memphis, Tennessee.
In Memoriam: The Fallen Star of 2022
Family, friends and mourners gathered to pay their respects Eliza Fletcherits legacy.
About a week later, the kindergarten teacher, married mother of two, found dead After being kidnapped while running, Fletcher was laid to rest at a funeral on September 10 at the Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Sadly, the venue is the same place where she married Richard Fletcher III in 2014. Memphis magazineThe church was also where the couple—who share two young children—first met
About 300 people, including Fletcher’s parents and husband, attended the service, which was live-streamed on the church’s YouTube page. Fox News The reported service included songs from the Second Presbyterian Church choir, including “My Little Light,” while Fletcher was shown in a video singing to his kindergarten students during the COVID-19 pandemic, the outlet said.
Fletcher’s funeral service came a day later Hundreds of fans jogging Through the streets of Memphis as part of a run to honor the late mother of two.
According to Memphis police, security video shows Fletcher jogging Sept. 2 when a man approaches the 34-year-old and forces him into a black GMC Terrain.
Two days after her abduction, authorities announced that 38-year-old Cleotha Henderson had been charged with kidnapping and tampering with evidence related to her disappearance. After Fletcher was found dead on September 5, additional charges of first-degree murder and first-degree murder were added to the kidnapping charge.