Memorial, Fundraiser Set for Slain Bouncer

The memorial and potluck in honor of Terie Colecchi is set for Sunday, June 10, with a benefit show for Colecchi's son on Thursday, June 14.

The bouncer who died after being attacked by two men outside the bar early Saturday morning will be remembered at both a memorial potluck and a benefit concert during the coming days.

The potluck is set for noon Sunday at Pats II Cocktails.

In addition, a benefit show for Colecchi's 11-year-old son is scheduled for June 14 at 7 p.m. at the . A $20 donation at the door is requested. The event will feature raffle prizes, a silent auction and live music featuring special guest Bobby Blotzer of Ratt.

Colecchi, 49, died after a fight outside Pats II Cocktails. Police believe the fight began when he tried to deny entrance to two men because the bar was closing. , of Redondo Beach, who is believed to be traveling with his three children, ages 3 to 11 years old, in a black, four-door 1999 BMW 528i with chrome rims and license plate No. 4GTT805. He has family in the Wilmington area, and police think he may be there.

Anyone with information as to Cobarruvias' whereabouts is asked to call the tip line at 310-937-6685, text 310-339-2362 or email crimetips@redondo.org. People may also contact the police department directly at 310-379-2477.

Pats II Cocktails is located at 1312 S. Pacific Coast Hwy. and the Brixton is on the . Both establishments are in South Redondo Beach.

Danielle June 07, 2012 at 03:36 AM
My world will forever be touched by knowing you as my friend. I will miss you, Terie!


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