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Vigil held for slain 6 year-old

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Harvey, La. - Local church members gathered Wednesday morning to hold a prayer vigil and walk for 6 year-old Ahlittia North.

The little girl's body was discovered early Tuesday morning in a trash bin not far from the apartment she lived in.

A growing memorial of flowers, candles, and stuffed animals sits in front of the girl's home.

20 year-old Matthew Flugence was arrested Tuesday night. He was booked with one count of first degree murder along with a sexual battery warrant that was outstanding.

Sheriff Newell Normand will hold an 11:30am news conference to discussing the details surrounding the arrest of Flugence.

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