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Family IDs Teen Who Died Following Cambridge Assault Over Weekend Ahead of Vigil

"She was a very smart young lady, and very responsible. She was loved by many."

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    Community Remembers Teen Who Died in Cambridge Assault

    Fifteen-year-old Richelle Robinson was biking to a friend's house Sunday when she was fatally attacked in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her family and community held a vigil Wednesday to honor her memory.

    (Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Family members identified the 15-year-old Cambridge girl who died after hitting her head when she was shoved as Richelle Robinson.

    • Loved ones are holding a candlelight walk in her memory Wednesday evening.

    • Cambridge police are asking witnesses to may have seen something at the intersection of Cambridge and Warren streets to come forward.

    A vigil was held Wednesday evening for the Massachusetts teen who died after hitting her head when she was pushed to the ground over the weekend as her family speaks out about her life.

    Fifteen-year-old Cambridge resident Richelle Robinson dreamed of becoming a paramedic, loved to dance and enjoyed makeup and getting her nails done, her family told NBC10 Boston.

    "She was a very smart young lady, and very responsible," family friend DerriniQue Coleman said. "She was loved by many."

    Robinson was heading to an acquaintance's home Sunday evening when she was attacked. She was taken to a local hospital, where she died the following afternoon.

    Teen Killed in Cambridge Assault Publicly Identified

    [NECN] Teen Killed in Cambridge Assault Publicly Identified

    A vigil will be held for 15-year-old Richelle Robinson, who died after she was shoved to the ground in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    (Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018)

    No arrests have been made, and Cambridge police are asking for witnesses who may have seen Robinson get shoved to the ground at the intersection of Warren and Cambridge streets around 6:30 p.m. Sunday to come forward.

    The candlelight walk Robinson's memory started at 6 p.m. in Cambridge.

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