INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Dominique Allen’s funeral is scheduled for Saturday September 20.
The services will be held at Hope Baptist Church in the 1000 block of North Girls School Road. Visitation will start at 10 a.m., the funeral will start at noon.
Police are still trying to determine who killed the 15-year-old girl. According to police, someone snatched Allen off her sister’s porch. Investigators would later find Allen’s body badly burned behind a house in the 1100 block of North Elder Avenue. Detectives believe the teen had been strangled.
Pastor Jerry Hillenburg, of Hope Baptist Church, plans on sharing a message of hope with mourners at the funeral.
“There is good in our community, there are opportunities for folks to turn to the Lord and find some peace and comfort in him,” said Hillenburg.
Allen’s family members are planning a prayer vigil for this Friday, details have not been finalized.