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Memorial service held for Kathlynn Shepard

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A memorial service was held for Kathlynn Shepard Thursday afternoon. A memorial service was held for Kathlynn Shepard Thursday afternoon.
WEBSTER COUNTY (KWWL) -

A memorial service was held for Kathlynn Shepard Thursday afternoon.

More than 700 people turned out to the gymnasium at Southeast Webster-Grand Middle School for the service to remember the 15-year-old girl.

Shepard's body was found by fishermen in the Des Moines River on Friday. They found her underneath the Kate Shelley High Bridge near Boone.

Police suspect 42-year-old Michael Klunder of kidnapping and murdering her. Klunder committed suicide hours after the kidnapping.

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