It was a bittersweet scene over Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital about two dozen people got together for a solemn ceremony honoring a homicide victim from Jim Wells County who happened to be an organ donor.
Police say 33-year old Erica Gonzalez was shot by her boyfriend Tuesday night at her home just outside the alice city limits. Police arrested 24- year old Humberto Ynfante Jr. in connection with the homicide.
Friday, Erica's family and friends celebrated her life and the donation of her organs to give others a new life. Erica Gonzalez leaves behind 5 children, ranging in age from 7 to 13.