Funeral for Heidi Broussard to be held in Louisiana

Funeral arrangments for Heidi Broussard have been finalized. 33-year-old Broussard and her daughter Margo Carey were reported missing from the Austin area on December 12.

Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles, Louisiana confirms visitation for Broussard will take place on Friday, December 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitation resumes the next day at noon. Broussard's funeral service will be held Saturday, December 28 at 2 p.m.

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Broussard and Margo Carey, who was born on November 26, had last been seen Thursday, December 12 in Austin after Broussard dropped off an older child at Cowan Elementary School in the morning. On Friday, December 20, Broussard was found dead and the baby girl was found safe at a home more than 100 miles away in the Houston area.

Broussard's body was positively identified by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Science, which called her death a homicide by strangulation, though no murder charges have been filed yet.

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An alleged friend of Broussard, Magen Fieramusca has been charged in the death of the Austin mother. Fieramusca has been charged with two counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with a corpse. She was taken into custody in Harris County and was later booked into Travis County Jail.

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Her bond is set at $600,000.



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