Community memorial service for Takoda Collins today

Community memorial service for Takoda Collins today
Takoda Collins died earlier this month after what authorities say was “extreme” child abuse.

DAYTON — This afternoon, the community will come together to honor Takoda Collins, a 10-year-old boy who died after years of alleged abuse in a memorial service.

The service will take place at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m.

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It is open to the public, with free parking and handicap access to the church located on Perry Street.

Collins’ case has launched a review into Children’s Services and a letter-writing campaign was started to create a law to protect children who are pulled from school and are at risk of abuse.