• Memorial planned for local 5-year-old girl murdered 40 years ago

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    NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. - Forty years after a girl was murdered, a family friend wants to honor her memory at a new park, Channel 11’s news exchange partners at TribLIVE reported.

    Tiffany Miller was 5 years old when she disappeared from her home in New Kensington in Sept. 1979. Her body was found eight days later in the Allegheny River in Plum, according to TribLIVE.

    Now, with the relocation of a playground in Tiffany’s neighborhood, family friend Aaron Moore, who was 8 years old when Tiffany died, wants to raise money for a buddy bench with a plaque.

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    The new JFK Park is being moved to Fourth Avenue, next to Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. TribLIVE reported the park is being rebuilt after its former location on 11th Street was sold by the city.

    Tiffany’s name might even be incorporated into the name of the park, such as “JFK Park in Remembrance of Tiffany Miller,” city Councilman Dante Cicconi told TribLIVE.


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