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Family of slain El Paso woman sets up a GoFundMe on her behalf

Fundraiser for El Paso woman found murdered
Fundraiser for El Paso woman found murdered

EL PASO, Texas – Family members of the woman found dead in east El Paso have set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to cover funeral expenses. 

The El Paso Police Department found the body of 51-year-old Marisela Veliz on Tuesday after a report of a missing person and welfare check request. 

Officials said they had found signs of a struggle and ruled it a homicide. 

According to a GoFundMe post, Veliz leaves behind three daughters and eight grandchildren. 

Family members described her as hardworking, beautiful and a loving woman.

The family has so far collected just over $5,000. 

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