Memorial service for trans murder victim Janette Tovar set for Thursday

A memorial service for family and friends of murdered transgender woman Janette Tovar is Thursday night.

Tovar died Oct. 15 after fighting with boyfriend Jonathan Kenney. He was later arrested for her murder and is still in jail.

The week of her death, about 200 of Tovar’s family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil Oct. 18 at The Grapevine Bar on Maple Avenue.

In a story in Dallas Voice this week, Tovar’s family and friends said a date for a service hadn’t been scheduled yet.

The service is 7 p.m. Thursday at White Rock Community Church, 9353 Garland Road, Dallas.

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—  Dallasvoice