Family and friends gathered in Brookline on Saturday to remember Kunco, who was killed last year.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Family and friends gathered in Brookline to remember Kunco, who was killed last year.
It has been one year since the death of a Brookline girl who friends say could light up a room with her smile. On Saturday evening, as they did a year ago, friends and family of Karissa Marie Kunco gathered at the cannon monument on Brookline Boulevard to remember her. “We’re trying to do more on the positive side,” said Kunco’s aunt, Debbie Ryce. “A year ago today, God received an angel in heaven. We’re here to keep her memory alive and be her voice, and spread the message against domestic violence.” Kunco was reported missing on Jan. 11, 2012 when she failed to meet a friend in Castle Shannon to go tanning. Her body was found one day later, in a heavily wooded area near Westland in Mt. Pleasant Township. She was 21. Her estranged ex-…