Funeral held in NY for Chicagoan killed at Ind. fair

August 18, 2011 3:51:08 PM PDT
A funeral was held Thursday for the Chicago woman killed in last Saturday's stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair.

Christina Santiago's grew up in the Bronx in New York City, and that's where Thursday's service was held.

In a statement, Santiago's family says they are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support.

Five people were killed last Saturday when a gust of wind toppled the stage before the band Sugarland was to perform.

Santiago's partner Alisha Brennon was injured in the collapse and remains hospitalized.

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