Photo by Ted Lutz â€“ Family members of murder victim Alyssa Forsyth of Ridgway gather Tuesday to light sky lanterns at a vigil at the Bridgeview Cemetery in Mt. Jewett. These women include, left to right: Roxie Compton of Mt. Jewett, maternal grandmother; Sue Compton Forsyth Trumbull of Ridgway, the victim's mother; and Ellen Forsyth of Mt. Jewett, paternal grandmother.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Despite a frigid, windy night, there was a warm glow in the air as the family of murder victim Alyssa Forsyth gathered at her grave to mark her 19th birthday.
The 45-minute vigil included the lighting of 19 large candles at the young woman's grave at Bridgeview Cemetery off Kushequa Avenue in Mt. Jewett.