Calgary murder victim Nadia El-Dib laid to rest on Easter Sunday

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Friends and family pay respects to Calgary’s latest murder victim
WATCH ABOVE: Hundreds of mourners packed a chapel in Calgary on Sunday to say goodbye to Nadia El-Dib. The 22-year-old was murdered last weekend while her alleged killer was shot and killed by police Thursday – Apr 1, 2018

Hundreds of friends and family members of Calgary’s latest murder victim came together to pay their respects at a southeast Calgary funeral home on Sunday.

Those who knew 22-year-old Nadia El-Dib said she was an outgoing woman who loved to make her friends laugh.

“Everybody that came here today it’s just a reflection of my sister and how amazing she was,” sister Racha El-Dib said. “She has impacted so many people. This place was over-filled and just the support we got from people who knew her and who didn’t know her, has just meant so much to my family.

News of El-Dib’s death last weekend came as a shock to friends and family attending the service.

Mourners gathered for the funeral of Nadia El-Dib at McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes (14441 Bannister Rd. S.E.,) in Calgary, Alta. Sunday, April 1, 2018. Lisa MacGregor, Global News

Racha said Nadia had gone out with friends on Saturday night. Her body was found in the back yard of a Marlborough Park home the following morning, on March 25.

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READ MORE: Victim found dead in Marlborough Park backyard identified as 22-year-old Calgary woman

A Canada-wide warrant was issued for 21-year-old Adam Bettahar who was wanted for first degree murder in connection with El-Dib’s death. Friends say the two had been in a relationship.

Abderrahmane Bettahar, who police said goes by Adam, is described as 6’0” tall, with a slim build, brown hair and brown eyes.
Abderrahmane Bettahar, who police said goes by Adam, is described as 6’0” tall, with a slim build, brown hair and brown eyes. Calgary Police

Racha El-Dib told Global News last week that her sister Nadia was the funniest person she had ever met. “She was so beautiful on the outside but when you got to know her you wondered how someone could be so good both on the outside and the inside.” Racha said.

READ MORE: Family of murder victim Nadia El-Dib remembers her as ‘beautiful inside and out’

Racha said Nadia and Bettahar were “friends of friends.”

“She had told me that he had tried to pursue her but she didn’t want to be with him. This was kind of a situation where if ‘I can’t have you, nobody can have you.’ It’s just so upsetting.”

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Bettahar was killed and a senior RCMP officer was injured after a shootout west of Edmonton near Evansburg, Alta. on Thursday night.

WATCH: Mason Davis captured this audio from a police scanner during the tense moments when an Alberta RCMP officer was shot and a murder suspect killed west of Edmonton near Evansburg.

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Scanner audio captures moments when Alberta RCMP officer shot

It started when RCMP said an officer spotted a man who was believed to be wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, and a chase began after he failed to stop his vehicle.

In the confrontation that followed, police say the suspect was killed and the RCMP officer suffered minor injuries. Sgt. Brian Topham, 59, was airlifted to hospital in Edmonton after a bullet grazed his head. He was released on Sunday.

READ MORE: Evansburg RCMP officer recovering after shootout with murder suspect west of Edmonton

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