Vigil scheduled for Newton mother and daughter

NEWTON, Kan. (KWCH) The community of Newton will show their love and support for the family of Alyssa Runyon and her daughter, Zaylynn Paz.

The mother and daughter were found dead in the home on Tuesday.

"The family of these two beautiful souls has asked us to spread the word," the Newton Police Department posted to Facebook.

A candlelight vigil will be held on Friday, in the grassy space north of Roanoke Court, at 8:00 p.m.

"This will be a time for our community to come together, remember, grieve, and hopefully begin the healing process," says the department.