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Twenty years after Reena Virk's murder, memorial honours teen's life

Twenty years after Reena Virk's murder, memorial honours teen's life
From CTV - November 14, 2017

SAANICH, B.C. - About 200 people gathered today outside a historic schoolhouse along the Gorge Waterway, just steps away from the beach where Victoria teenager Reena Virk was murdered 20 years ago.

Virk was 14 when she was swarmed by a group of teenagers and later drowned by two people who followed her after she limped away from a beating.

Education Minister Rob Fleming paid tribute to the Virk family, who turned their grief into a public campaign against bullying.

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