Hundreds attend Spanish Banks candlelight vigil for Luka Gordic (PHOTOS)

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A candlelight vigil was held at Spanish Banks on Sunday evening to remember Luka Gordic, the victim of a fatal stabbing during the May long weekend in Whistler.

Clara Gordic, Luka’s mother, spoke to hundreds who gathered.

“I’m sure Luka’s looking down on us feeling so proud and happy. My heart aches terribly to think we will never see or touch him again. The pain we feel is indescribable.”

Gianni Buono’s uncle added, “We stand together this beautiful night to create awareness and change we’ll use the inspiration from Luka to make our world a better place.”

Image: Justice for Luka Gordic / Facebook

Image: Justice for Luka Gordic / Facebook

After the vigil, 19 white balloons were released into the air, one for each year of Luka’s life.

Four teenagers face charges of manslaughter, among them three 17-year-olds and 18-year-old Arvin Golic.

Friends and family of Gordic have called for the teens to be tried as adults and for the charges to be upgraded to murder.

 

Originally published on CKNW.com

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