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Vigil held for slain Boardman graduate

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BOARDMAN, Ohio - Family and friends gathered Sunday night remember a teen who was killed by gunfire last week.

About a couple hundred people attended a candle light vigil at Boardman High School for 19-year old Daniel Watkins.

The Boardman graduate and former standout baseball player for the Spartans was shot and killed Thursday outside a home on Loveland Road in Youngstown.

A long time friend said a few words about Danny.

"Danny was one of the first true friends that helped me out through some of the roughest of times. Anyone that knows Danny, knows that he was the kindest soul you could ever meet. The expression he doesn't know a stranger, doesn't even begin to describe Danny."

Calling hours for Watkins are on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Davis-Becker Funeral Home.

 

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