Candlelight vigil to be held for Willingboro man who died in party shooting

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A candlelight vigil will be held Sunday night to honor the 19-year-old man who died in a shooting at a house party in Palmyra.

Jonte Rice, of Willingboro, was the eldest of four and is described as being a loving and helpful brother.

His family says he was supposed to start attending a tech school within the next week in hopes to become an electrician.

MORE: Police: 19-year-old man fatally shot at Palmyra house party

The vigil will be held at the Burlington City waterfront at 6 p.m.

The family has set up a GoFundMe to help cover funeral expenses.

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