BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Sorority sisters of a murdered student at Husson University are determined to keep her memory alive.The Epsilon Tau Epsilon sorority is held a vigil Sunday night as a tribute to Brooke Locke, who was strangled in her apartment earlier this week.
Sunday night, Kelli and Hannah along with the rest of their sorority sisters held a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Brooke Locke. Friends and family members were all in attendance, some telling stories about memories they had shared with Brooke. Organizers expects hundreds of people to fill the Newman Gymnasium on Husson's campus, a turnout that did not come as a surprise to Brooke Locke's father.
"I expected it because I knew what she did for us and I'm just compelled to tell you that I'm just shocked by what had happened... just heart struck about everything. It's just overwhelming but I knew that I had a special child, I always did. It's a shame. We'd like to just be able to bring her back but we can't," said William Locke, Brooke's father.
Husson President Dr. Robert Clark was also on hand to offer his words to help his s.chool community cope with the loss of one of their students