Vigil held for 17-year-old found dead outside Conway church – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-09-08 22:43:48 –

Conway, South Carolina (WBTW) —A rally was held Wednesday night for 17-year-old Angelina Pacheco. Found dead Last week outside the church in Conway.

News13 I talked to my family And how friends remember her.

“She was always the light in the room. She always lit the room with a smile,” said Pacheco’s best friend Kensington Lacy.

The rain did not stop friends and family from gathering where her body was found. We lit candles, fired balloons, and shared stories and memories.

Pacheco’s body was found outside the Coastal Community Church along Highway 387 on September 1. According to the coroner’s office, she died the night before, but was stationed there. 19-year-old Chandler Richardson was arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with her death.

“Why did he leave my granddaughter like her, why couldn’t he at least drop her into my house or at least call someone?” Pacheco Said her grandmother Teresa Snyder.

According to police, Richardson was unable to provide assistance to Pacheco, who died as a result. Other details are limited. Richardson is J. Released from the Ruben Long Detention Center with a $ 30,000 bond. The family wants answers and justice.

“You’ll never see her married, licensed, and have grandchildren,” Snyder said. “I’m very angry. It hurts so much. I just want you to answer why.”

Pacheco’s stepfather Michael Capaldi said what happened was “meaningless” and he was able to avoid the entire candlelight ritual.

NS GoFundMe Established to help the family pay for her funeral expenses.

The official cause of death has not been announced. News 13 is working to learn more. Expect updates.

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