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Five months after slaying, community celebrates a life

Kelli O’Laughlin would have turned 15 years old on Monday.

Instead, her parents and hundreds of her fellow classmates gathered at her favorite park Monday night to have a birthday celebration for the teen who was stabbed to death after walking into a burglary at her Indian Head Park home in October. Kelli was a freshman at Lyons Township High School (South Campus) in Western Springs.

Read more at the Chicago Tribune.

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