[Hpn] Murdered Woman Will Be Laid To Rest Monday

William CharlesTinker wtinker@metrocast.net
Sun, 9 Jan 2005 17:04:34 -0500


Reported By:  Elaine Reyes


A Riverdale, Ga., woman who was sexually assaulted and murdered is scheduled
to be laid to rest Monday.

Detectives made an arrest in connection with 54-year-old Janice Cunningham's
murder at a candlelight vigil held in her honor. They arrested Henry
Sheffield. Investigators say he and Cunningham lived on the streets.

Cunningham's body was found last Sunday at an abandoned convenience store
off Highway 85. Investigators say she lived on the streets in that area for
the past 12 years. During that time, local residents grew to know and take
care of her.

At the candlelight vigil an attendee alerted police to Sheffield.

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