GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Tonight a birthday celebration for a little girl takes on a somber tone. At 6:30 p.m. a candlelight vigil will be held in honor of Janaya Thompson.
Thompson would have turned 7-years-old today.
Thompson was found sexually assaulted and murdered inside the bathroom of a mobile home on Whitney Drive in Gulfport on July 17, 2014.
The vigil will be held at Whitney Drive in Gulfport.