Three Year Old Victim's Family Speaks Out

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The devastated family of Katelyn Stinnett is hopeful some good will come from tragic situation.

A man accused of raping a three year old girl won't appear in court until tomorrow, to find out if he faces murder charges in her death. Her family members are speaking out today. Brian Crabtree is accused of attacking Katelyn Stinnett.

Luvenia Day is Katelyn Stinnett's Great Aunt, she says she was with the three year old in the hospital everyday since November 26th when she was admitted with life threatening injuries. Injuries police say were caused by Brian Crabtree.

Day will remember the little girl, who passed away on Wednesday December 3rd, as a bright, happy girl full of potential. Saying it's still hard for her to believe that same little girl with a big smile is gone.

Day says Stinnett is an organ donor and she's happy to know the little girl will be able to live on by giving life to others.

The family of Katelyn Stinnett is still working out the details of her funeral...and has set up a fund in her honor with the proceeds going to help abused and neglected children.

If you'd like to donate, you can do so at any Community Trust Bank. An account has been put in place by the River of Life Church of God on her behalf. A pastor in charge of the funeral tells 27 NEWSFIRST The three year old's funeral has all been donated... there will be no expense to the family at all.

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