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16 year old mourned after being killed at his high school

Hundreds gathered at McNally High School in Edmonton, Canada to honor Karanveer Sahota, 16, who died allegedly at the hands of 7 teens, six boys and one girl, reports the Edmonton Journal and CBA.CA.

Authorities say the teens whose identities have not been made public due to their ages attacked Sahota near the school’s field.

His older cousin Monica Binns said a prayer from a Sikh temple asking that the field not be remembered as where Sahota was killed.

“Instead we want it to be remembered as a place where those that loved him and were touched by him gathered to love, honor and pay respects for his last moments on earth,” the weeping Binns said.

Dozens of flower bouquets left by mourners circle the area which has been turned into a Sahota memorial.

Sahota died April 15th, one week after the attack.

“For one week, Karanveer stayed in the hospital to show us how strong he really was. Silently, our baby cousin brought our whole family together from across the world for one last time. On April 15, together, our family sent Karanveer off to heaven,” another cousin, Shivleen Sidhu, said.

Police say the suspects had a history of disagreeing with Sahota but do not think this is gang-related.

A Go Fund Me set up for the family has so far raised more than $250,000.

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