Residents of Enid remember little girl raped and killed

Hundreds of people gathered on Friday to remember a toddler whose life was taken too soon. Two-year-old Caliyah Guyton was found raped and murdered on Thursday morning. Her name will not be forgotten – hundreds gathered at Courthouse Park in Enid to remember her and make noise. >> Previous cover: Police make arrest for rape, murder of toddler found in swimming pool at Enid hotel ‘She was a ham. She was always brave and sassy. She loved Baby Shark and Minnie Mouse,” said her cousin, Latisha Williams. For Williams, it was a trip that had to be taken. She came from Kansas to join her family. . We’re having dinner with the family and now we’re here,” Williams said. Engines rumbled, then silence followed. Lights lit up the entire park. Drama brought the whole town together. “Not being locally d ‘here we’ve seen all the support on Facebook and everything, but to be here and see it firsthand is amazing,” Williams said. >> Previous cover: Enid community holds vigil for 2-year-old girl who was killed. Guyton’s name had a ripple effect throughout the community. unity. People who didn’t know at all here say they felt compelled to attend. “It’s hard to put into words, that’s all I can say about it. I’m just devastated. I sat at home and cried about it,” said Jason Miller, a resident of Enid.>> Previous cover: Suspect arrested after 2-year-old daughter murdered at Enid hotelFor him, the child he is caring for is reason enough to show his support. in the hearts of the people of Enid. “Every one of my friends that I know is just devastated,” he said.

Hundreds of people gathered on Friday to remember a toddler whose life was taken too soon.

Two-year-old Caliyah Guyton was found raped and murdered on Thursday morning. Her name will not be forgotten – hundreds gathered at Courthouse Park in Enid to remember her and make noise.

>> Previous cover: Police make arrest for rape and murder of child found in swimming pool at Enid hotel

“It was a ham. She was always brave and sassy. She loved Baby Shark and Minnie Mouse,” her cousin, Latisha Williams, said.

For Williams, it was a journey that had to be taken. She came from Kansas to join her family.

“Actually, I came down today before the wake. We’re having dinner with the family and now we’re here,” Williams said.

The engines rumbled, then silence followed. Lights lit up the whole park. A tragedy brought the whole town together.

“Not being locally from here, we’ve seen all the support on Facebook and everything, but to be here and see it firsthand is amazing,” Williams said.

>> Previous cover: Enid community holds vigil for 2-year-old girl who was killed

Guyton’s name had a ripple effect in the community. People who didn’t know at all here say they felt compelled to attend.

“It’s hard to put into words, that’s all I can say about it. I’m just devastated. I sat at home and cried about it,” said Jason Miller, a resident of Enid.

>> Previous cover: Suspect arrested after murder of 2-year-old girl at Enid hotel

For him, the child he takes care of is reason enough to show his support.

“She was just a flower that couldn’t bloom,” he said of Guyton.

The toddler still has a place in the hearts of the people of Enid.

“Every one of my friends that I know, they’re just devastated,” he said.

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