MACON, Ga. (AP) — Macon, Georgia’s City Council has approved plans to place a bench in a city park in memory of slain Mercer University law school graduate Lauren Giddings.
The Telegraph reports that the council approved the plan Tuesday with a unanimous vote.
A memorial ceremony for Giddings is scheduled for Aug. 25 in Washington Park.
Stephen McDaniel is charged with the June 2011 slaying and dismemberment of 27-year-old Giddings, who was from Laurel, Md.
McDaniel has pleaded not guilty. McDaniel was a law school classmate and neighbor of Giddings.
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