Family, friends and loved ones held a vigil on Saturday for a teen stabbed to death in East New York.

The incident occurred at around 10:30 p.m. Friday at the corner of Linwood Street and Stanley Avenue.

Her family identified the 18-year-old victim as Tanaya Grant Copeland.

On Saturday, the community released balloons, held signs and lit candles to honor Copeland's life.


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