Dozens remember 2-year-old girl murdered in Warsaw

(Photo supplied/News Now Warsaw)

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — Several dozen people recalled a 2-year-old northern Indiana girl as a happy and vibrant child during a candlelight vigil held a couple weeks after authorities say she was fatally beaten by her mother’s boyfriend.

Relatives and friends gathered Saturday evening at a Warsaw park, with several people saying prayers and sharing photographs of Adalin Stamper.

Vigil organizers say they hoped to build awareness about child abuse while also planning a Dec. 3 silent auction and fundraising dinner for Adalin’s family at an American Legion post in Warsaw.

Authorities say 30-year-old Christopher Grimmett of Warsaw beat Adalin and buried her body behind his brother’s home. Grimmett faces a murder charge and is being held without bond in the Kosciusko County Jail. A judge has entered a not-guilty plea for him.

If you want to donate to help out with the family’s expenses, click on this gofundme page link here.

The American Legion Post 49 in Warsaw is also hosting a silent auction on December 3, with all proceeds benefiting the Stampers, according to ABC 57.
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