Community holds vigil for murder victim Leila Fowler
POSTED: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 9:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 9:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Family, friends and neighbors of 8-year-old Leila Fowler gathered at the girl's former school on Tuesday to share their grief over her death.
More than 1,000 flocked to the vigil at Jenny Lind Elementary School.
A sign at the entrance to the campus reads "We will miss you Leila!"
For a second day, grief counselors were on campus helping Leila's classmates, teachers and friends cope with the crime that has rattled an entire community.
In the meantime, officials are investigating whether a man arrested in Placerville -- accused of trying to kidnap a baby -- is connected to Leila's killing in Calaveras County.
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