Vigil for double homicide victims light up the night


ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - The victims of this week's double homicide in Rome were remembered during a vigil this Wednesday night.

Prayers were made and candles were lit, as well dozens of people gathered at 319 Myrtle Street, the location where
Stephanie Morrison and Shawn Kessler were stabbed to death.

One man who attended the vigil knew Kessler personally and said he helped him out in his time of need.

"He was a as a real good friend," said Michael Jaegers. He got me my first job through RCIL."

Jaegers also said that Kessler would give anyone the shirt off his back and that he was like a brother to him.

The suspect Aaron Welch is accused of stabbing and as of late Wednesday night he was reportedly still in the hospital suffering from self inflicted wounds.

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