Slain girl remembered at funeral
GONZALES - Dozens of friends and family members of Ahlittia North, the six-year old girl killed last weekend, gathered to send her off and remember her life at The Christian Assembly Full Gospel Church this morning.
Family wore pink, North's favorite color, to honor the young girl.
"She was always so positive, just a happy person, and she had the biggest smile, she would just beam, every day, despite the weather, she was always such a good helper, a good friend, a good student," said Whitney Byrne, North's kindergarten teacher.
Some family members had a hard time handling the weight of the situation, but found peace in the large turnout.
"She's happy now, in a better place and we're just glad this day turned out beautiful for her, and it shows just how much everybody cared, and how beautiful a person she was and a beautiful spirit and I love her so much," said Brandi Comeaux, North's cousin.
Last week, Jefferson Parish deputies charged Matthew Flugence with North's murder. They said he admitted to the crime, but showed no remorse.
Donations can still be made in North's name at any Capital One bank.