Hundreds Show Support at Vigil for Slain 5-Year-Old Girl

August 28, 2012 Updated Aug 28, 2012 at 2:57 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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August 28, 2012 Updated Aug 28, 2012 at 2:57 PM EDT

(Niagara Falls, NY) - More than 800 people showed up for a vigil for little Isabella Tennant on Monday night in Niagara Falls. Community members gathered at Sal Maglie Stadium.

Many of the people who showed up never met the girl but came out because they were moved by the story and wanted to show her family their support.

5-year-old Isabella was killed sometime early Monday, while she was staying with her great-grandmother at her home in Niagara Falls. 16-year-old John Freeman is charged with murder in connection with here death. His friend, Tyler Best is charged with tampering with evidence in connection with this case.