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Vigil held for Pontiac mother killed in Ohio

Dozens gathered to remember the woman

PONTIAC, Mich. – Dozens gathered to remember a Pontiac woman who was killed shortly after she moved to Ohio.

McKenzie Butler’s body was discovered last weekend buried in a park in Lima, Ohio.

READ: Family of former Pontiac resident found buried in Ohio park shocked by tragedy

A vigil was held on Tuesday, and it intended to raise awareness about domestic violence. Butler was killed by a man her family said she was in a relationship with.

Earlier this month, Butler’s body was found buried in a park. Police have arrested her boyfriend, Melvin Booth, and charged him with murder.

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HOW TO HELP

The family started an online fundraiser to raise money as part of a college fund for McKenzie’s daughter Natalie.


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