Funeral service Monday for 1 of 2 slain teens

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A 16-year-old girl found dead on the side of the road last week was laid to rest Monday.

Services for Natalie Partida were held at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral, located at 22 W. Kiowa St.

The bodies of Natalie and 15-year-old Derek Greer were spotted by passing motorists on March 12 off Old Pueblo Road near Hanover Road. A memorial for the two teens has been growing in that spot ever since.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has released few details about the case, but do confirm the coroner has ruled their deaths a homicide. The office has not released how the teens died.

Derek Greer's viewing will be from 4-7 p.m. on March 24 at Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors on 1104 S. Circle Drive, with a service to follow the next day at 2 p.m.