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Park bench to be dedicated in memory of Aniya Day-Garrett

Aniya Day's father feared for her life
Posted at 2:57 PM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 14:57:04-04

CLEVELAND — A bench will be dedicated Friday afternoon in memory of 4-year-old Aniya Day-Garrett, a little girl who died at the hands of her mother and her mother’s boyfriend in 2018.

The ceremony will take place at the children’s playground at Sims Park on Lakeshore Boulevard in Cleveland.

You can watch the dedication around 3 p.m. in the player below.

The Justice 4 Aniya Foundation raised money to purchase the bench in the child’s honor.

Aniya died in March 2018. Aniya’s death was ruled a homicide. Her mother and her mother’s boyfriend were later arrested, charged, found guilty and then sentenced to prison for their roles in her murder.

Related: Mother and her boyfriend found guilty of murdering 4-year-old Aniya Day-Garrett