Community remembers slain Harvey girl
GONZALES - Family and friends of a 6-year-old girl slain last week gathered this morning to celebrate her life.
Police found Ahlittia North's body July 16 near her home in Harvey. She had been missing for 2 days after vanishing from her bedroom.
20-year-old Matthew Flugence faces first-degree murder charges in the child's death.
Her funeral was scheduled for 10 a.m. today at the Christian Assembly Church in Gonzales.
A fund has also been set up to help the family pay for funeral and burial expenses. Contributions can be made at any Capital One bank in the name of Ahlittia North.