Boston Ceremony Honors Homicide Victims For National Day Of Remembrance

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — To observe National Day of Remembrance and commemorate victims of homicide, Boston city officials are attending a ceremony in Dorchester on Sunday alongside surviving family members.

The event at Pope John Paul II Park is intended to honor both the lost and those keeping them in memory. According to the Washington D.C. Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants, the national holiday also honors the work of support, advocacy, and counseling services for families and individuals coping with grief and homicide-related deaths.

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Boston Mayor Michelle Wu will be among those in attendance, as families and officials come together in remembrance at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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