Vigil held for murdered 6-year-old

Jun 8, 2015 3:13 PM by News Staff

The community of Artois came together Sunday night to remember and pray for the 6-year-old Sacramento girl found murdered and set on fire in rural Glenn County.

Artois residents say they are hoping the vigil will help ease the pain that's come with the discovery of Jadianna Larsen's body 11 days ago.

Larsen's body was found badly burned in a dry creek bed near Artois. Sacramento Sheriff's deputies arrested Juan Rivera, who is the boyfriend of Larsen's mother.

Rivera had been caring for Larsen when she was reported missing, he told deputies he had a medical emergency and passed out. He said that when he woke up, Jadianna was gone.


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