Funeral held Monday for 19-year-old missing teen found dead in Hart Park

Posted at 10:52 AM, Jan 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-03 02:16:22-05

The funeral for Jai Bornstein was held at the Home of the Peace Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Monday.

The 19-year-old’s body was found in Hart Park by a search party on Saturday.

Hundreds gathered for the funeral service.

Home of the Peace Cemetery is located on S. King Street and Potomac Avenue in East Bakersfield. It can be reached by going inside of Union Cemetery.

The Bornstein family wants to remind anyone who has suicidal thoughts regardless of their background to seek help and not be silent. 

A link to a resource named the Trevor Project can be found below.



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