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Big turnout expected for vigil to honor Petersburg fire victims

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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

A large turnout is expected for a vigil scheduled to honor the Petersburg victims found dead in a burned out home.

Family members identify the victims as 67-year-old Pauline Wilkins, her daughter 46-year-old Vicki Ansar, Ansar's daughter 22-year-old Tanique Chavis and Chavis' son two-year-old Delvari.

U.S. Marshals have offered a $5,000 reward for the capture of person of interest in the case, Alexander Hill.

The vigil is scheduled to take place along Harding Street at 6 p.m.

The family's funeral is scheduled for Saturday. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m. at the Metropolitan Baptist Church located at 1021 Halifax Street, Petersburg.

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