It's been more than a year since authorities found the body of seven-year-old Willow Long stuffed in a bag near the Little Wabash River. The young Watson girl was stabbed to death by her uncle last September. The community held a walk in her honor over the weekend. Long's mom, Ciara DeRyke, spoke at the event and told the crowd that Long was the "most beautiful, happy little girl ever." DeRyke is on probation right now for lying to police about when she last saw her daughter alive.
She told cops that Long was up and watching cartoons just hours before she went missing. That turned out to be a lie. DeRyke's brother Justin DeRyke had killed the girl the night before while he was babysitting. He's serving life in prison.