DALLAS (CBS11) – Crowds of friends, students, parents and some family huddled together on Thursday night outside Central Junior High School in Euless to remember Kaytlynn Cargill.Church Offering $5K Reward For Safe Return Of Missing Fort Worth Girl Dashayla Wolfe
Bedford Police said at the time it was investigating the case as a missing runaway.
“Our goal tonight is to show family support and know that in the midst of tragedy there’s a whole community supporting you,” said Emily Mercer, a parent who organized the vigil.
Friends spoke of a young woman who had a lot of friends.READ MORE: Dallas City Council Hires Outside Law Firm To Conduct Independent Investigation Into Major Data Loss
Some teacher described Cargill as a one-of-a-kind person who brightened the room.
“It just breaks my heart, nobody deserves this. She had her whole life ahead of her,” said Brooke Kirkland, who knew the victim.
Beford Police would not answer any questions on Thursday night and read a news released word-for-word to the media.
“We are shocked and saddened by this news,” said Lt. Kirk Roberts. “We will pursue every lead, leave no stone unturned and bring the person or persons responsible for Kaytlynn’s death to justice.”
Beford Police have scheduled at 10:00 a.m. news conference Friday to update everyone on the case.MORE NEWS: Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Kittens In Her Freezer
Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help the Cargill family.