• Vigil held for woman police say was killed by boyfriend in Aliquippa

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    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. - On Tuesday, a vigil was held for a woman who police say was killed by her boyfriend in Aliquippa.

    Police said Patricia Thompson was stabbed in the neck a number of times by James Turner.

    “She was a loving mother.  She cared about her family,” said Thompson’s brother, James Lay.

    Thompson’s body was found inside her Adams Street home Friday.

    Turner turned himself in and police charged him with murder.

    Tuesday’s vigil took up almost an entire block.

    “We need to stop waiting until now to speak.  We need to do it around the clock.  We wait until the sadness,” said domestic violence survivor Vanessa Taylor.

    Turner’s preliminary hearing is set for next week.

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