ORANGE PARK, Fla. (CBS/AP) Somer Thompson, a north Florida girl who was found dead after being missing for two days, was laid to rest in a private burial, after funeral services today.
The funeral for the 7-year-old girl took place Tuesday morning at the First Baptist Church of Orange Park, near Jacksonville. After the services, mourners released thousands of purple balloons into the air.
Somer was buried at Jacksonville Memory Gardens following a private graveside service for family and friends.
Meanwhile, police have received about 1,500 leads, but have not named a suspect or person of interest.
Somer disappeared last Monday Oct. 19 as she was walking home from school. Her body was discovered two days later in a landfill in southern Georgia. Police say she was slain, but have refused to release a cause of death.
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