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Vigil for Tucker family

 A candlelight vigil was held Thursday night to remember the life of a man who died after his house was firebombed.

49-year-old Robert Tucker lost his life in January after a Molotov Cocktail was thrown into the window of a home on Greenview Avenue in South Bend. Several other people who were in the home were injured during this incident.

Four months later, an arrest was made in the case.

According to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office, James Huffman is charged with murder and two counts of arson.

The vigil was put on by the On Site Prayer Ministry. They are an organization that covers all of St. Joseph County and puts on vigils in instances of murder/homicides.

The Tucker family said that they have to take one day at a time to get through this hard time. They are thankful for all the community support.

“Me and my family, we've been through a lot. To have friends and family around us to hold us together and help us during hard times, we appreciate that more than anyone will ever know,” said Terry Tucker who is the brother of Robert Tucker.

Huffman's trial is scheduled for October 5th.
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