FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NETWORK INDIANA) — A candlelight vigil is being held in honor of Perla Nieto, the Fort Wayne Kroger employee who was fatally stabbed while working on Thursday.
The vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Waynedale Kroger location at 7008 Bluffton Rd.
Nieto was attacked unprovoked around 11 a.m. on Thursday.
Police arrested 30-year-old Jermard Lewis just four hours after the stabbing took place.
Lewis was charged with murder and transported to the Allen County Jail.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a candle to light in Nieto’s memory.
For more information about the vigil, please contact The Waynedale News 260-747-4535.