Joe Ahlquist|Visual Journalist | Candlelight Vigil for 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro

Candlelight Vigil for 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro

Photos by Joe Ahlquist

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilTammy Smith, a neighbor of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday, sings during a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 31, 2014, in memory of Cavallaro at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

Tammy Smith, a neighbor of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday, sings during a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 31, 2014, in memory of Cavallaro at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilMarian Lumpkin, grandmother of of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--hugs her granddaughter Lacey Lumpkin, 9, Cavallaro's cousin, during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

Marian Lumpkin, grandmother of of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--hugs her granddaughter Lacey Lumpkin, 9, Cavallaro's cousin, during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilMarian Lumpkin (second from left), grandmother of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--and Jennifer Tomanio (rear), the boys mother, and Will Paterson (right), a good friend, hold a heart-shaped floating lantern during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

Marian Lumpkin (second from left), grandmother of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--and Jennifer Tomanio (rear), the boys mother, and Will Paterson (right), a good friend, hold a heart-shaped floating lantern during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilA heart-shaped floating lantern is seen in the distance during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in memory of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

A heart-shaped floating lantern is seen in the distance during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in memory of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

(Left) Jennifer Tomanio, mother of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--gets a hug during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. (Right) Dennis Hoven holds a candle during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in memory of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJennifer Tomanio, mother of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--holds a candle during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

Jennifer Tomanio, mother of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--holds a candle during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilFrom left, Marian Lumpkin, grandmother of of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday; Lacey Lumpkin, 9, Cavallaro's cousin; Justin Lumpkin, the boys uncle; and Austin Tomanio, Cavallaro's brother, during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

From left, Marian Lumpkin, grandmother of of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday; Lacey Lumpkin, 9, Cavallaro's cousin; Justin Lumpkin, the boys uncle; and Austin Tomanio, Cavallaro's brother, during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilMadelyn Hoven holds a candle during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in memory of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

Madelyn Hoven holds a candle during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in memory of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro, whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilFrom left, Madelyn and Dennis Hoven show support for Jennifer Tomanio, mother of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--and her family during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

From left, Madelyn and Dennis Hoven show support for Jennifer Tomanio, mother of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--and her family during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.

 

Joey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJoey Cavallaro Candlelight VigilJustin Lumpkin, uncle of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--holds a candle in silence during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D. More than a hundred family members and friends showed their support with candles and songs on Saturday night during the vigil.

Justin Lumpkin, uncle of 9-year-old Joey Cavallaro--whose body was found in Split Rock Creek on Saturday morning after he went missing on Friday--holds a candle in silence during a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Split Rock Park in Garretson, S.D.