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Vigil scheduled for missing Tacoma girl

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Jan. 21, 2011 at 3:48 pm with No Comments »
January 20, 2011 3:49 pm

The mother of a toddler who disappeared from a bowling alley more than a decade ago is holding a candlelight vigil Sunday in her honor.

For the last 12 years, Theresa Lewis has returned to the spot where she last saw her daughter to say a prayer that one day Teekah Lewis comes home.

“I don’t like to go back to the site but I do it for my daughter,” she said. “Whatever I can do, I do. We want the public to come out, we want the community’s support.”

Teekah was 2 ½ when she was taken Jan. 23, 1999, from the now-defunct New Frontier Lanes bowling alley.

The vigil will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at 4702 Center St., in the Jack-in-the-Box parking lot where the bowling alley once stood.

A reward for information leading to Teekah’s return still stands. Anyone with information is asked to call the Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959.

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