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Public Memorial Set for Homicide Victim Erica Rodriguez

A public memorial for Erica Rodriguez will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6850 W. 159th Street, in Tinley Park.

Oak Forest residents will have a chance to pay respects to beloved community member and .

A public memorial for Rodriguez is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6850 W. 159th Street, in Tinley Park.

Rodriguez's husband, Martin, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated arson, after allegedly strangling her and setting fire to her body and their family home on Dec. 18, according to prosecutors.

For Erica Rodriguez's full obituary, visit the Champaign News-Gazette.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family asks that donations be made to the Rodriguez Family Fund, C/O CNB Bank, 5459 W. 159th St., Oak Forest, IL 60452.

Lauren Traut January 09, 2013 at 05:29 PM
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Robert January 14, 2013 at 03:18 PM
Another woman and her children fall prey to the epidemic that plagues women and children in this country, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. Pooh pood by authorities, law makers and judges and sometimes police, domestic torture and murder is status quo in this country and no one is doing anything productive about it accept for victim's and their families. Gov. Blagojevich signed into law GPS monitoring system that alerts victims when their violator is heading near them thanks to a victim's brother who fought hard for this law http://directives.chicagopolice.org/forms/CPD-15.524.pdf. Judges have the tools to stop this reckless egregious murder and violence but they don't. Sit in "domestic violence" court some time it will break your heart. When Judges and Law makers start getting sued is when you will see positive results in this age old crime.

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