PHOENIX — A funeral has been held in Phoenix for a Glendale teacher more than a month after her body was found in Yavapai County.

Authorities say Cathryn Gorospe was a homicide victim.

Phoenix TV station reports green balloons marked the path to the Dream City Church chapel where the funeral service was held Saturday.

Green was Gorospe’s favorite color.

The 44-year-old Gorospe went missing on Oct. 6 after posting bond for 27-year-old Charlie Malzahn, a man she had dated for about a month.

Authorities say Malzahn was seen driving Gorospe’s blood-stained SUV on Oct. 9 in Phoenix and arrested after fleeing from law enforcement.

He remains jailed in Phoenix on charges unrelated to Gorospe’s death.

Information from: Arizona Daily Sun,

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