Neighborhood members are gathering this night to recollect the 4 Pepperdine College college students who had been killed in a crash earlier this week. The candlelight vigil is part of a day of mourning that started with a prayer service on Thursday morning.
4 Pepperdine College college students, Niamh Rolston, Peyton Stewart, Asha Weir and Deslyn Williams, had been killed earlier this week after authorities say a dashing driver hit them on the Pacific Coast Freeway roughly 4 miles east of the college round 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
College students, school, pals and family members are mourning the 4 younger girls who had been seniors at Pepperdine’s Seaver Faculty of Liberal Arts.
“This morning, we collect as a group in grief,” stated Dr. Tim Spidey, Affiliate Vice President for Religious Life at Pepperdine. “The one phrases I’ve for you within the midst of this horrible storm are his phrases, peace I go away you, my peace I offer you.”
Through the prayer service, the college additionally introduced that the 4 girls are eligible to obtain posthumous levels.
“It’s my nice pleasure because the college’s chief tutorial officer to notice that each one 4 of those college students are certified to obtain this honor within the class of 2024,” the chief tutorial officer introduced on the prayer providers Thursday morning.
The motive force, recognized as 22-year-old Fraser Michale Bohm, faces gross vehicular manslaughter prices. In line with authorities, Bohm was launched from custody the day after the lethal crash, pending additional investigation.