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Sikh leaders to speak, pray with public today at West Chester meeting after homicides

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Members of a temple where three of the four people slain in West Chester Twp. shooting attended are mourning their loss Monday.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

West Chester Twp. trustees plan to honor the four family members who were killed in West Chester Twp. at their meeting tonight.

Leaders of the Guru Nanak have been invited to provide words of wisdom and prayer before the trustees’ 6 p.m. board meeting.

“Our community is reeling from the murders of our neighbors – Hakiakat Singh Pannag, Parmjit Kaur, Shalinderj Kaur and Amarjit Kaur,” the board said in a joint statement. “Together we mourn the loss of human life and extend our collective community support to their family and for our Sikh neighbors.”

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The joint statement said the trustees have faith in the police department “to find justice in the wake of this tragedy.”

“Holding accountable the person responsible for this unimaginable crime is our top priority,” they said.

Tuesday’s trustees meeting is at the township offices at 9113 Cincinnati Dayton Road.

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