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Memorial for teen found dead in Havre De Grace

Posted at 4:57 AM, Aug 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-23 06:09:02-04

A community remembers a teen found dead in a wooded area in Havre de Grace. 

A memorial for Maleigha Solonka will be held at Mount Christian Church in Joppa starting at noon Wednesday. Friends and family will celebrate the 15-year-old's life after the service. 

Investigators say she was reported missing last week and was last seen August 9.

Police say Solonka died of asphyxiation and are investigating her death as a homicide.