Community in mourning at wake for slain Jersey City kindergarten teacher, mother

Wake services were held Tuesday night for Luz Hernandez, the kindergarten teacher from Jersey City who was recently killed.

News 12 Staff

Feb 14, 2023, 11:36 PM

Updated 429 days ago

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Wake services were held Tuesday night for Luz Hernandez, the kindergarten teacher from Jersey City who was recently killed.
Hernandez graduated from the same district where she lived and worked.
Family, friends and coworkers gathered in mourning exactly one week after Hernandez's body was discovered in a shallow grave in Kearny.
The father of her children, 36-year-old Cesar Santana, has been arrested and charged. A second man suspected in the incident remains at large.


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