Services to be held Friday for slain ‘Voice’ singer

FILE - In this March 2, 2016 file photo, Christina Grimmie performs as the opener for Rachel Platten at Center Stage Theater, in Atlanta. Florida authorities say "The Voice" star Grimmie is in critical condition after being shot at a concert venue in Orlando by a suspect who then fatally shot himself after being tackled by the singer-songwriter’s brother. Orlando Police Department officials tell WKMG-TV that Grimmie was shot Friday night, June 10, 2016, at The Plaza Live, where she was scheduled to perform. (Photo by Katie Darby/Invision/AP, File)

MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) — Family and friends are gathering in New Jersey to remember “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie.

The 22-year-old was shot to death last week as she signed autographs after a show in Orlando, Florida. Her assailant fatally shot himself after being tackled by her brother.

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A viewing was scheduled Friday at Fellowship Alliance Chapel in Medford, followed by a memorial service Friday night.

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Grimmie lived in nearby Evesham Township, a small community about 20 miles from Philadelphia, before moving to Los Angeles in 2012.

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The YouTube star was widely known from her appearances on NBC’s “The Voice” two years ago.
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