The death of Julie Van Espen has also included in its thuisgemeente Schilde clearly a lot of hearts were touched. After the church earlier book opened, was yesterday in the district of ‘s-Gravenwezel a wake held for the murdered student.Read also 15,000 participants for a silent march after the murder of Julie: “Hopefully a clear signal to policy” Sunflowers
Hundreds of people – parents and grandparents, but also young people and children – came to the Louis Vochtplein leave a message, and in an olive tree hang. The path on the square for the occasion, trimmed with sunflowers. Everyone also got a zonnebloempit to Julie to commemorate.
Many people came to their support to Julies relatives and friends. But there was clearly also a lot of misunderstanding and anger about the fate of the young woman. “This would never be allowed to happen”, says one of the messages. “It is such a shame, a young life taken away by a beast”, is another. The olive tree with messages will later be handed over to the parents of Julie, who themselves are not on the wake were present.