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Published October 22, 2013, 04:01 PM

Funeral held for N.D. native murdered in home invasion

A funeral was held Tuesday morning for a man who grew up in Milton, North Dakota and was brutally murdered during a burglary at his own home.

By: WDAZ Staff Reports, WDAZ

A funeral was held Tuesday morning for a man who grew up in Milton, North Dakota and was brutally murdered during a burglary at his own home.

58-year-old Jeffrey Slama was laid to rest today. On October 16th Slama called 911 from his home in Joplin, Missouri after an intruder entered. When deputies arrived they found Slama dead in his home, telephone still in hand.

Slama graduated from Milton High School in 1972, which is now a senior center. Slama is survived by his wife, two sons, and three grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother and nine sisters.

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