Faribault Woman Killed Near Pine Island Was To Speak Wednesday Night
A Faribault woman killed in a car accident near Pine Island on Tuesday was scheduled to speak about how she became reunited with her birth mother on Wednesday night.
Marisa Bocanegra, 39, also known as Ana Maria, had recently reunited with her Colombian mother from whom she was abducted as a baby from the hospital where she was born in Colombia and illegally put up for adoption, eventually settling in Minnesota. She reconnected with her mother with the help of a private investigator.
Marisa and her mother were due to appear at the Nueva Jerusalem Church in Faribault on Wednesday evening to talk about their story. Many who knew her have been paying tribute to her on social media since Tuesday's tragedy.