Candlelight vigil to be held Sunday for Almondale Elementary student who drowned

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Family and friends will gather Sunday at Almondale Elementary School for a candlelight vigil in memory of 11-year-old Leilah Johnson, who drowned while on vacation in Oklahoma.

The vigil will began at 8:15 p.m. near the corner of Verdugo Lane and Chippewa Street.

The Rosedale Union School District said earlier this week that Leilah was a sixth-grade student.

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