Visitation for slain teen takes place Tuesday night

VIDALIA, GA (WTOC) - Friends and family will be paying their respects Tuesday night and Wednesday to a Toombs County High School student who was murdered last week while on vacation with her family.

Visitation for Courtney Wilkes is Tuesday night at the First Baptist Church in Vidalia. Courtney's funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the same church.

The man suspected of Courtney's slaying, Steven Cozzie, had his first court appearance Monday and was denied bond.

He's due back in court next month.

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