Aprina Paul Memorial Held Last Night at Death Site in Evansville, WI

Another photo of Aprina Paul; about 100 people memorialized her at the house where she died in Evansville last night (Courtesy: Facebook)

Another photo of Aprina Paul; last night, about 100 people memorialized her at the house where she died in Evansville  (Courtesy: Facebook)

This from the Janesville Gazette last night.

Rock County Sheriff’s Sgt. Josh Lund told the Gazette Saturday night that several dozen of Aprina Paul’s friends and family held a candlelight vigil at the home near Evansville where her burned remains were found.

Lund on Saturday night told The Gazette that a group of people held candles and held a sort of memorial service for the 18-year-old Fitchburg woman at the house 12016 Highway 14 West, where resident Nathan Middleton admitted he’d burned her body in a fire pit after he claimed to find her dead the morning after having sex with her.

The ABC affiliate here in Madison, Channel 27, was a bit more forthcoming, but not much.  Yes, there were residents of Evansville who also joined the little service.

Organizers say the family needs some closure. Those who live near Middleton’s house are also looking for ways to heal.

“They’re shocked,” says neighbor Laura Hanson. “No one expects this in a smaller community, and when it happens, it hits really close home.”

Who attended this memorial?  Let us know what happened and how you felt about this event.

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~ by blksista on November 10, 2013.

 
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