LSU Hosts Candlelight Vigil Tonight In Honor Of Wayde Sims

WBRZ - LSU will host a vigil to honor late basketball star Wayde Sims after his murder last week. The basketball team announced the gathering will be held Tuesday outside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center at 8 o'clock. Another vigil was held for Sims Saturday afternoon at Southern University. 


Sims was shot and killed early Friday morning during a fight near Southern's campus. It happened after a homecoming concert at the university.  The man who allegedly shot Sims, Dyteon Simpson, was arrested Saturday, and booked on one count of second-degree murder. 


Visitation will be at 9 a.m. on Oct. 6 at Healing Place Church on Highland Road. The funeral will follow and begin at noon, also at Healing Place Church. The senior pastor is Mike Haman. 

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