EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A funeral for Mandy Matula is scheduled for next weekend, and so far more than 850 people say they plan to attend.
The 24-year-old Matula went missing in May, and her remains were found Oct. 26 in a shallow grave in Stearns County.
Police believe she was shot in the head by her ex-boyfriend, David Marshall Roe. He shot and killed himself after agreeing to meet police for questioning.
Matula’s funeral will be at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at Grace Church in Eden Prairie.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (http://bit.ly/1e7uA3x ) that so far, more than 850 people have confirmed on a Facebook memorial page that they will attend.
Matula’s story grabbed public attention as family members, friends and community members joined in search efforts over the last six months.
Information from: St. Paul Pioneer Press, http://www.twincities.com