FREMONT, Ohio - Friends, family and loved ones gathered in Fremont, Ohio Tuesday night to remember Cory Barron, a 22-year-old man who was found dead after a country music concert at Progressive Field.
The community held a vigil hours after the body found in the Lorain County Landfill was identified as Barron, who was last seen at the Jason Aldean concert Friday night.
A police report filed that night reported that a woman who spoke to Barron at 9:15 p.m. said that he was "very intoxicated."
Reports are that police are investigating whether Barron fell into a garbage chute at Progressive Field.
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Cory's brother Clay Barron took to Facebook Wednesday to thank supporters and friends.
"They're a strong family, and they will remain strong, and they will persevere. That's the way the Barron family is," Mike Dukeshire, a neighbor, said, according to ToledoNewsNow. "We are going to make sure they persevere."
Another vigil is scheduled for Thursday night at 8:30 p.m.
There will be a gathering for Cory Thursday at 8:30 pm on the lawn at Ross High School. Wear purple & white & bring a candle #LiveForCory— Amanda Marie (@manduhmarie09) July 23, 2014
A local Little Caesar's is donating a portion of their profits from Monday, July 28's sales to the Barron Family.