Vigil Friday Night For 3-Year-Old Found Dead

Posted Friday, May 4, 2012 --- 10:45 a.m.

WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) -- A vigil is planned Friday night for the West Bend toddler whose mother and boyfriend are accused in her death.

Organizers say the candlelight gathering will be held at a park in Barton.

Bond was set at $10,000 each in Washington County Circuit Court Thursday for the 3-year-old's mother, Leeanne Lezynski and her boyfriend, Justin Striker. Police were called to their apartment Tuesday and found the girl was deceased.

West Bend police say the child had injuries to her face and body. Lt. Richard Lucka says investigators found several signs of abuse and neglect.

Family members tell WITI-TV ( ) the girl's two sisters are in protective custody.


Information from: WDJT-TV,

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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