Funeral held for cousins found dead in Detroit

Cousins are 2 of 4 women found in car trunks this month

Published On: Dec 29 2011 11:50:52 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 29 2011 05:22:16 PM EST
DETROIT -

The family of two Detroit women found dead in a car trunk held funeral services Thursday.

Denesha Hunt, 24, and her 23-year-old cousin, Renesha Landers, were found dead on Dec. 19 in the trunk of Landers' Chryslers 300 which was parked between abandoned houses on Promenade Avenue near Chalmers Street.

More than 1,000 people attended the dual funeral Thursday at New Providence Church in Detroit.

The cousins were the first two of four bodies found in car trunks this month. Autopsies showed no signs of trauma. Investigators were awaiting toxicology reports to determine the cause of death for both women.

Police have connected all four deaths to an escort service listed at Backpage.com. No arrests have been made.