Vigil held for young murder victim

By Chris Robbins, Evening newscast producer, crobbins@wjxt.com
Published On: Feb 08 2014 11:01:04 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 08 2014 11:03:46 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Family, friends and justice advocates gathered Saturday night to remember a young man whose body was found in the woods after a night at a Riverside nightclub.

Police said Glenn Hucks, 20, was last seen leaving the club with Jeremy Pittman, 34, on Jan. 17. A hunter later found Hucks' body in Camden County.

Pittman was charged with murder.

Saturday, Hucks' family and friends were joined by the justice coalition and other families with loved ones whose murders are still unsolved. 

Myles Telzer, who didn't even know Hucks, showed up to support Hucks' family.

"I came to support a family. This is my community, this is all I've ever known," Telzer said. "I know Jacksonville. This isn't for me. Justice has to get served."

The vigil was at the Christ Church of Peace in Riverside.

Hucks' mother says Glenn was caring and trusting, and she believes that trust is ultimately what led to his death.

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