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Thousands attend vigil for slain UNC student

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A vigil was held Monday night for a UNC student who was found murdered in her apartment.

The vigil was held at The Pit at 8 p.m. for a “celebration of life” for Faith Hedgepeth.

Thousands of people were in attendance, including students, faculty, family and friends.

On Friday, friends found the 19-year-old dead inside here apartment at the Hawthorne on the View apartment complex.

Police haven’t said how she died, but they’re treating the case as a homicide.

Monday night’s vigil was hosted by the UNC American Indian Center, Carolina Indian Circle and Alpha Chapter of Alpha Pi Omega sorority.

Anyone with information on her death is asked to call (919)614-6363.

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