HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - Community members are showing an outpouring of support for the family and friends of Alex Arrieta.
We told you a few months ago about the 10-year-old Hilton Head Island boy battling an aggressive form of cancer. Alex passed away overnight.
In a post on Facebook, Alex's parents write, "He is in his rightful place in heaven with Jesus. Heaven has a new angel now to watch over us all. God bless all of you for your prayers and support."
His family says they will continue to bring awareness to the "under funding of childhood cancer through Alex's 'Lambs for Life' initiative."