Ceremony Marks Anniversary Of Eve Carson's Death

More than 1,000 people gathered at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to remember slain student body president Eve Carson.

Chancellor Holden Thorp spoke during a ceremony Thursday, one year after Carson's brutal death. Thorp said to remember the Athens, Ga. native for her commitment to community service and her excitement about life.

The 22-year-old Carson had been shot five times, including once in the head, when she was found in a residential street near campus early March 5, 2008. Authorities have said she was kidnapped from her home and robbed at gunpoint before she was killed.

Twenty-two-year-old Demario Atwater and 18-year-old Laurence
Lovette are charged with first-degree murder. Atwater faces the
death penalty. Lovette won't face execution because he was under
age 18 when the shooting occurred.


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