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MSU community comes together for candlelight vigil

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WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -

WATCH LIVE: Coverage of the candlelight vigil to honor the life of Robert Grays can be found here.

Thursday night the Midwestern State University community plans to come together for a vigil for Robert Grays. 

The gathering will take place at 9:30 p.m. in the Jesse Rogers Promenade near the Clark Student Center and campus dorms. We will carry the vigil live on our Newschannel 6 Facebook page.

The 19-year-old sophomore business major and football player died on Tuesday night after being seriously injured in Saturday's game against Texas A&M Kingsville.

Midwestern State University President, Dr. Suzanne Shipley, released a statement on Wednesday morning following news of the death of football player Robert Grays, 19. 

On Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Shipley and Coach Bill Maskill held a press conference about Grays' death and how the university plans to pay respects to his family. The full press conference can be found below.

A look at President Shipley's the full statement can be found below. 

Grays' high school alma mater posted to the football team's Twitter Wednesday morning following news of his death.

Grays' homegoing celebration is set for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Word of Restoration International Church in Rosharon, Texas. 

For more information on how you can give to Grays' family, you can click here

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