SAN ANTONIO, Texas -

Family & friends remembered the life of a McMurry University graduate murdered in a San Antonio park on Christmas Eve.

Thursday afternoon a funeral service was held for Lauren Bump at the Community Bible Church in San Antonio, her home town.

Lauren was found dead Christmas Eve in a park in north San Antonio. Police believe she was there to exercise.

Christian Bautista, a 29 year old San Antonio man, has been arrested and charged with her murder.

Lauren lived in Abilene while attending McMurry. After graduation she attended Harding University and was set to graduate in May and become a physician’s assistant.

Lauren Michelle Bump was 24.