VIDEO: Vigil held for Cory Barron, Fremont man found dead in landfill after Jason Aldean concert

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.

A local Little Caesar's is donating a portion of their profits from Monday, July 28's sales to the Barron Family.

 

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