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Candlelight vigil to mourn Tyler Hilinski to be held Friday

The event will take place at 7 p.m. in front of the Cougar statue

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Members of the Cougar family have the opportunity to mourn the loss of Tyler Hilinski together on Friday. ASWSU is holding a candlelight vigil by the Cougar Statue on Stadium Way at 7 p.m.

Hilinski was found dead in his apartment Tuesday, his death has been ruled a suicide. Candles will be provided for 4,000 attendees but you may also bring your own. There will also be cards available to sign that will be sent to the Hilinski family.

Students and other members of the WSU community have placed flowers, sign, and WSU flags at the Cougar Statue throughout the week. The vigil provides another opportunity to pay respects to Hilinski.



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