A Parent's Darkest Hour

A Parent's Darkest Hour
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 10:58am

Community holds vigil for 8-year-old murder victim Leila Fowler.

(KCRA) 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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