Springville family found dead remembered at vigil

Utah Five Bodies Found
Friends and relatives of five Springville family members found dead in their home gather before a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Springville, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

PROVO, Utah (AP) — More than 100 family members and friends gathered in Pioneer Park Thursday evening to remember five members of a Springville family mysteriously found dead at home last weekend.

People lit candles and shared stories about the Strack family during the evening vigil.

Authorities say the five did not die violently. Officials are awaiting the results of toxicology tests to determine what killed the family.

Carbon monoxide poisoning hasn’t been ruled out but tests for that at the family’s home came back negative.

The five dead were 37-year-old Benjamin Strack, his 36-year-old wife, Kristi, and three of their children: 14-year-old Benson, 12-year-old Emery and 11-year-old Zion.

An older son discovered the bodies in the parents’ bedroom of their home in Springville.

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