Thursday, October 23, 2014

Vigil held for man who's body was found near dumpster
by Becky Mortensen

MILWAUKEE --- A vigil was held Saturday night for 53-year-old Dwight Killibrew. Killibrew's body was found wrapped in a trash bag and left near a dumpster on 63rd and Florist Sunday.

"Everybody loved Dwight," longtime co-worker Kenneth Biami said.

"It was a beautiful thing to see how many people loved Dwight, how many lives he actually touched," Sharon Kern, Killibrew's niece said.

Killibrew went missing on December 14 after he left work at the Astor Hotel.

Police are awaiting an autopsy to determine how he died, however they do say they suspect foul play.

The funeral is set for Saturday at Holy Redeemer in Milwaukee. The family still needs help covering the funeral costs, you can help by contacting the Banks Funeral Home at 414-464-2200.