Remembering Kayla: Mourners gather for vigil in Mount Vernon in wake of fatal stabbing

A memorial will be held tonight for Kayla Green in Mount Vernon.

News 12 Staff

Apr 17, 2022, 11:29 AM

Updated 762 days ago

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Remembering Kayla: Mourners gather for vigil in Mount Vernon in wake of fatal stabbing
Mourners in Mount Vernon are still trying to come to grips with the killing of Kayla Green – the 16-year-old fatally stabbed last week who had dreams of becoming a nurse.
Friends and loved ones gathered for a vigil Sunday night to remember her.
The teen lost her life on Friday, April 8 during a fight that left another teen severely injured with stab wounds.
The tragedy punctuated a day of celebration for the Mount Vernon High School varsity basketball team's state championship win.
A 15-year-old from Mount Vernon is in police custody, charged with manslaughter and other felonies.
News 12’s Carol Wilkinson was at the vigil.



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