Tanya Gonzalez laid to rest Saturday

Family and friends remember woman who was found dead in a car


MIAMI – Family and friends gathered Saturday to say their goodbyes to Tanya Gonzalez.

Funeral services were held at St. Raymond Church in Miami.

Gonzalez had been missing since Sept. 9 and was last seen shopping with her aunt in Midtown. Her body was later found in the trunk of her car.

Her ex-boyfriend, Roy Blanco, 33, was considered a person of interest in the disappearance of Gonzalez. Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said deputies found Blanco with his mother in Big Coppitt Key on Tuesday.

Blanco died after stabbing himself in the stomach. Detectives said Blanco's mother ingested some pills, and remains at Lower Keys Medical Center.

A viewing for Gonzalez was held Friday at the Vior Funeral Home in Miami.

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