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Restaurants hold fundraiser for slain IE teen

Four local restaurants are raising funds for the family of 17-year-old Norma Lopez, who was abducted and murdered two weeks ago in Moreno Valley.

July 31, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Four local restaurants are raising funds for the family of Norma Lopez, who was abducted and murdered two weeks ago in Moreno Valley.According to organizers, the Acapulco restaurants in Moreno Valley and San Jacinto, and the El Torito restaurants in Riverside and San Bernardino, will donate 25 percent of food sales from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday to show support for Lopez's family.

Locations of the fundraisers:

Acapulco Mexican Restaurant
2599 S. San Jacinto Street
San Jacinto
(951) 929-3340

Acapulco Mexican Restaurant
12625 Frederick Street
Moreno Valley
(951) 653-8809

El Torito
3639 Riverside Plaza Drive
Riverside-Plaza
(951) 684-6816

El Torito
118 E. Hospitality Lane
San Bernardino
(909) 381-2316

Lopez was a summer school student at Valley View High School in Moreno Valley. She was walking home to a friend's house after school almost two weeks ago when she was abducted in a vacant field just around the corner from the school. Then, six days later her body was found about two and a half miles away.

Hundreds attended Lopez's funeral on Thursday in Moreno Valley.

Authorities are still looking for tips to help solve the crime. Anyone with information related to the case was asked to call the Moreno Valley Police Department at (877) 242-4345.


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