Candlelight vigil set for girl in DeKalb child abuse case

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) -- Emani Moss's short life was largely spent in the darkness of abuse.

Now, a community will light up the night sky during a candlelight vigil in memory of the 10-year-old girl.

The vigil will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church in DeKalb County -- the church Emani attended with her grandmother. Her funeral will be held Wednesday at noon.

The little girl's obituary describes a child who enjoyed reading, dancing, cooking and making up songs.

Tuesday's vigil comes a day after Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter announced he may seek the death penalty against Eman and Tiffany Moss, Emani's father and stepmother, who are accused of starving the child to death and burning her body.

Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church is located at 4650 Flat Shoals Parkway.


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