By David Greene
BRONX, NEW YORK, December 4- The 15-year-old girl who was mysteriously found near death in the hallway of a relatives home, was laid to rest at St. Raymond's Cemetery on Monday, December 3.
The body of Destiny Sanchez, 15, was discovered lying in the hallway of 632 Barretto Street, in the Hunts Point section, on November 23. Police say the popular teen had been strangled.
Friends and family of Sanchez paid their final respects to her during a memorial mass at Saint Ansel Parish on Tinton Avenue, that was followed by her burial at St. Raymond's Cemetery in Throgs Neck.
Luis Vega, the victim's 34-year-old step-uncle was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor, for allowing the teen to drink alcohol, while in his care, just hours before her death.
Police continue to investigate her death.
Sanchez was a 9th grader at the Academy for Scholarship and Entrepreneurship, who dreamed of becoming a lawyer.
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