MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Friends and family celebrated what would have been Kendrea Johnson’s 7th birthday Saturday afternoon.
Johnson was found hanging from a jump rope in December, inside her foster home in Brooklyn Park. Police said the girl’s death was either an accident, or suicide.READ MORE: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Plans To Retire (CBS News)
Loved ones say she was full of life, and will be missed.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: Average Positivity Rate Dips, 52 Deaths Reported
Meanwhile, the state of Minnesota has revoked the foster agency’s license while investigators look into Johnson’s death. The Star Tribune reports the penalty could affect foster children in 69 other homes.MORE NEWS: Sheriff Finds Owner Of Burnt Snowmobile Found On Central Minnesota Lake
The family is trying to raise money for a headstone for Johnson’s grave. If you would like to help out, the family has set up a GoFundMe page where you can donate.