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Vigil being held to remember three people found dead inside apartment on Chili Avenue

Updated: 02/26/2014 6:36 PM
Created: 02/26/2014 4:59 PM WHEC.com

A vigil is being held to remember three people who were brutally killed inside an apartment on Chili Avenue. Rochester Police released the names of the victims late Wednesday afternoon. Police say two cousins, 24-year-old Jacquelyn Simmons and 21-year-old Jeremiliah Simmons, were found shot to death, along with another victim, 24-year-old Mike Nelson.

News10NBC has been trying to get answers from police for days now, but they still are not telling us more about this crime. Family and friends of the victims are also left with unanswered questions. As they're trying to find those answers, they are also trying to cope with this.

People have been coming to the scene all week leaving candles and teddy bears again. Police won't officially say anything, but the families of the victim say detectives told them they believe the three were killed early Saturday morning. Family and friends just don't understand why these murders may have happened.

There are a lot of unanswered questions. Who is behind the murders? Why did this happen? And is the community safe? News10NBC will continue to press police until we can bring you those answers.



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