ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - City residents and relatives of a boy whose mother is accused ofsuffocating him and burying his body in an Albuquerque playgroundremembered the "silly, happy little guy" at a memorial Tuesday.
The service at Calvary Chapel for 3-year-old Ty Toribio wasattended by hundreds of people, including Mayor Martin Chavez,Police Chief Ray Schultz and Zia Pueblo Gov. Ivan Pino.
The boy's aunt, Emily Apodaca, recalled the time he wore a sodacan box on his head for 30 minutes.
Senior Pastor Skip Heitzig said mourners should stop worryingabout questions surrounding Ty's death and focus on what they know— that the boy is in heaven.
Pino told mourners to pray for his mother, Tiffany Toribio, whofaces first-degree murder and other charges in the boy's May 13death.
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