Elizabeth FletcherThe family is in mourning.
The 34-year-old billionaire heiress and kindergarten teacher was found dead on September 5, three days after she was kidnapped while out for a run in Memphis, according to the city’s police department. In the wake of her tragic discovery, her family released a statement and shared how they are “heartbroken and devastated by this senseless loss.”
“Liza was a joy to many: her family, friends, colleagues, students, parents, members of the Second Presbyterian Church congregation, and all who knew her,” read a statement released by local news station WREG on September 6. “Now is the time to remember and celebrate how special she was and support those who cared so much about her.”
Thanking the community for their “expressions of love and concern” amid this difficult time, the family continued, “We are beyond grateful to local, state, and federal law enforcement for their tireless efforts to find Liza and bring justice to the person responsible”. for this horrible crime.
They added: “We hope that everyone, including media representatives, understands the need for the family to grieve in private without outside intrusion during this painful time.”