Fort Wayne community mourns Zent family at vigil outside Gay Street home

The streets were filled with family, friends and community members who came out to show their support.

Posted: Jun 3, 2021 11:24 PM
Updated: Jun 4, 2021 12:40 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Family and friends of Sarah Zent held a vigil in honor of her and her three children who were found dead on Wednesday in Fort Wayne.

The 2900 block of Gay Street, and parts of some neighboring streets, were full of people who came out to show support for the Zent family.

One of the pastors that spoke said it was one of the biggest turnouts he had ever seen for a vigil.

MORE: Fort Wayne community shaken after quadruple homicide on Gay Street, leaders encouraging community unity

Zent’s younger sister, Courtney Spicer, spoke fondly of her neice and nephews Sarah, Carter, Ashton and Aubree.

She said she’ll remember how loving her young niece and nephews were.

RELATED: Court docs provide more details in gruesome Gay Street quadruple murder case

“They were definitely the biggest love bugs ever,” Spicer said. “Always wanted hugs. Always wanted kisses. Cuddles. Never wanted to stop until you were out that door.”

A GoFundMe has been set up to cover funeral expenses.

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