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Vigil Held in New Jersey Hometown of Slain 'Voice' Singer

She was a YouTube star who was widely known from her appearances on NBC's "The Voice" two years ago

A vigil was held in the New Jersey hometown of slain "Voice" singer Christina Grimmie after she was gunned down while signing autographs in Orlando. (Published Monday, June 13, 2016)

Hundreds of people gathered for a candlelight vigil in the New Jersey hometown of a singer who was gunned down after a Florida concert.

Family, friends and fans paid tribute to 22-year-old Christina Grimmie Monday night Evesham Township.

Grimmie was killed Friday night as she signed autographs after a show in Orlando. Authorities say she apparently had no personal connection to the man who shot her. The gunman fatally shot himself after being tackled by her brother, who spoke at the vigil.

"She loved this town," said Marcus Grimmie during Monday's vigil. "She loved this state. She loved singing. She loved the Lord and she loved me. She was my baby sister."

Grimmie was a YouTube star who was widely known from her appearances on NBC's "The Voice" two years ago.

She lived in Evesham, a small community about 20 miles from Philadelphia, before moving to Los Angeles in 2012.

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