ORLANDO, FL (April 25, 2014) — Teleka Patrick will be laid to rest Friday. Her funeral service takes place in Orlando, Fla. Her parents live nearby in Kissimmee.
The service starts at 9:30 a.m. at Mount Sinai Seventh Day Adventist Church. Her family says the burial and repast will follow.
The 30-year-old doctor was in her sixth month of residency at Kalamazoo’s Borgess Hospital when she disappeared on December 5. She was reported missing the next day after she failed to show up for her shift. Her car was found along I-94 in Porter, Ind.
On April the 6, Indiana State Police said a man fishing in Lake Charles found her body not far from where her car was found. Her body was identified by the Porter County medical examiner from a fingerprint.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department held a press conference three days later with the announcement.