Roanoke business plans vigil for employees killed in triple homicide

(left to right) Miranda B. Trump, 18, Cole P. Kennedy, 21, and Brandon D. Dekle, 20. (Photos: Facebook)

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -- Bent Mountain Bistro in Roanoke posted a heartfelt tribute to the three individuals found dead in a triple homicide Tuesday.

Miranda B. Trump, 18, Brandon D. Dekle, 20, and Cole P. Kennedy were all employees of the brick oven pizza restaurant.

"We loved Brandon, Miranda and Cole like they were our own children. They were dependable, hard working young adults who persevered time and time again through hardships in life and at work and maintained their good cheer and kindness towards those around them," the business said on Facebook.

They mentioned that they are closed Wednesday and plan to re-open Thursday if possible.

The business planned a vigil at their location, 9607 Bent Mountain Road.

They are also organizing to raise money to help the families with arrangements. Donations are being accepted.

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