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Community vigil Friday night for Jorelys Rivera

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CANTON, GA (CBS46) -

A community-wide candlelight vigil will be held for Jorelys Rivera Friday night.

The vigil will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Heritage Park in Canton.

"This a time for grieving together and showing solidarity, said Dr. Aquiles Martinez, of the Mi Familia Center in Canton. "It is a time to encourage our community to come together to heal and prevent this from happening again, and we will seek to provide ongoing education to the community on how to safeguard and protect their children from predators now and in the future."

Jorelys' family will hold visitation on Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Darby Funeral Home.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday at First Baptist Church in Canton.

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