Vigil held for 13-year-old killed by teenage boyfriend in north St. Louis County

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    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Missouri (KMOV) — Loved ones were successful Dellwood Wednesday night, holding a vigil for 13-year-old Nevaeh Smallwood. Her 15-year-old fellow is accused of shooting her to decease Tuesday.

At 3:50 p.m., officers were called to the 10200 artifact of Lynncrest Court for a reports of a idiosyncratic shot. When they arrived, Smallwood was recovered dead. Now, conscionable a time later, alternatively of preparing to nonstop Smallwood backmost to school, they are preparing for her funeral.

“I’m truly fed up with it. This has truly deed location and I’m devastated,” said Smallwood’s aunt Princess Portis. “I truly privation that these young men and women would enactment the guns down. They mean america nary good. If you’re not hunting for food, we don’t request them. If you’re not protecting yourself, we don’t request them.”

Smallwood’s fellow is successful custody, but constabulary haven’t identified him astatine this point.

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