Vigil to be held Friday for 6-year-old found dead in vehicle trunk

Mound community members will be gathering Friday evening to mourn a six-year-old boy who was found dead during a traffic stop one week ago.

Julissa Thaler, the mother of Eli Hart, is charged with second-degree intentional murder in Hart’s death.

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As previously reported by 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, documents say she shot him up to nine times.

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Thaler is being held in Hennepin County Jail on a $2 million bail. She is expected back in court in late June.

Friday’s vigil is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. outside the Westonka Library in Mound.

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