Candelight Vigil For Lauterbach

The Jacksonville and Onslow County community came together Friday night to remember Maria Lauterbach.

A candlelight vigil was held for the 20 year-old lance corporal. Hundreds gathered on the playing fields at Northeast Creek Park in Jacksonville to remember Lauterbach's life. Many of them signed a banner that will be sent to her family.

A petition also was available to sign in an attempt to change North Carolina's fetal laws. The law in question currently says that if a pregnant woman is murdered, the killing of the fetus is only considered a misdemeanor. The petition hopes to get that law changed to felony murder.

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