– Christine Lee Silawan was brought to her final resting place
– At least a thousand mourners was estimated to have joined the family of Christine
– Shirts bearing #JusticeforChristine were worn by mourners to express their condemnation over Christine’s death
Murdered 16-year-old Christine Lee Silawan was finally laid to rest at the Cattleya Cemetery in Cordova, Cebu, in the afternoon of March 23.
KAMI learned that there were at least a thousand mourners who grieved with the family of Christine.
Based on Inquirer’s report by Delta Dyrecka Letigio, they were wearing shirts which expressed how they condemned the manner of death of Christine.
The hashtag #JusticeforChristine was their battle cry.
Christine’s aunt and grandfather gave their respective eulogies, where they once more called for justice for her death.
Her grandfather emphasized that if the right suspects would not be apprehended, then justice would still be elusive.
The mom of Christine, Lourdes Silawan, lost consciousness while the burial rites were administered.
She was taken to the Emergency Medical Response Team van. She was able to regain consciousness and was able to bring Christine to her grave.
Public officials, including Lapu-Lapu Mayor Paz Radaza joined the burial rites.
Christine Lee Silawan’s murder was condemned by the whole country due to the gruesome manner that it was perpetuated. Her body was found lying in an open field, with her face skinned.