After the rich heiress was discovered dead on September 5

Her family issued a statement following the heartbreaking discovery, 

According to police she was kidnapped and murdered

it was stated that Liza "was such a delight to so many

her family, friends, colleagues, students, parents,

It's time to honour and appreciate how unique she was

The family expressed their gratitude to local, state, and federal law enforcement

for their persistent efforts to find Liza and bring justice