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Car Wash Held to Help Family of Jade Morris

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LAS VEGAS -- Days after 10-year-old Jade Morris was found stabbed to death many members of the community came together to help her family.

Car after car rolled into the parking lot of a motorcycle club house on West Bonanza on Sunday. Many stopped to get their car washed or to donate to help pay for funeral costs.

"I've known Jade since she was born," said Christopher Cavalier before the car wash started. "I've been around the family since I was 13 years old."

Christopher Cavalier is Jade's cousin and a member of the Ruff Ryders.

He says his club and the Las Vegas Deuces came together to help his family in a time of tragedy.

"We're hoping we can provide comfort," said Malcolm White President of the Las Vegas Deuces. "And do what needs to be done to lay that child down."

Club members said they had no idea how many people would come out.

"She was only 10 years old, someone who didn't even have a chance to live," said Rutha McRoy as she pulled through the car wash. "As a mom, as a grandmother, we wanted to make sure we were a part of this."

"We can all come together as a family even if we're not related, said Maria Figueroa after donating. "We're all related, we all live in the same community. We should be united no matter what."

Cavalier says donations will go to funeral arrangements and to help the family, but it's about much more than money.

"Show them that they aren't alone, show them that we're all are here, they have a back bone and support," said Cavalier.

Police say Jade Morris was last seen with Brenda Stokes-Wilson on the 21st. The woman was arrested that night after being accused of attacking a coworker. Morris's body was found days later in an undeveloped housing development in North Las Vegas.

Stokes-Wilson's booking status has changed to include murder and kidnapping. She will most likely face formal charges this week.

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