Prayer vigil honors Thursday night homicide victim

Karen A. Turner was found shot to death inside a vehicle in the city's southside Thursday night.

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A prayer vigil was held Sunday afternoon to honor the memory of a woman who died in a south Richmond homicide Sunday night.

The candlelight vigil to remember Karen A. Turner was held at SewIns Express Hair Salon, the business which Turner owned.

Employees said Turner was not just a boss, but also a friend and a mentor.

“There was nothing she didn’t do for me or my child,” her co-worker said.

“This was her dream,” another employee said. “This was her business an everybody in there loved her so much.”

Family members said they want to keep the salon open to keep her legacy alive.

Richmond Police are still investigating her murder. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.

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