Family of Lynn Jackenheimer releases funeral plans in Ashland

CLEVELAND - The community is invited to offer condolences during a public wake from 2 - 6 p.m. this Sunday at the Wappner Funeral Directors located at 308 Claremont in downtown Ashland.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at Grace Brethern Church in Ashland. The address is 1144 West Main Street. Burial will follow in Ashland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to benefit the children in care of Chase Bank.

The 33-year-old mother of two from Ashland was stabbed and strangled to death. An intense manhunt is on to find accused murderer 27-year-old Nate Summerfield, the estranged boyfriend of Jackenheimer who took her, their 3-year-old son and Jackenheimer's 13-year-old daughter on vacation to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.

Police said Summerfield came back home and dropped off the children at a family friend's house on July 8, withdrew cash from an Ashland ATM and took off in a gray Honda Civic with Ohio license plate FMV 7540.

Summerfield hasn't been seen or heard from since.

Still not known is how long Jackenheimer was dead before her body was found in a trash bag by a construction worker July 14 in Frisco, N.C., 30 minutes away from their beach cottage. The sheriff said dental records were used to positively identify the body.

Anyone with information about the case can anonymously call the Dare County Sheriff's Office at (252) 475-5980.

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