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Christopher Cummings fundraiser planned by friends and family

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DUMFRIES, Va. (AP) — Friends and family of an Old Dominion University student slain off-campus are attempting to raise awareness of his death and money for a memorial fund with a car wash and bake sale.

Friends and family gathered to wash cars and raise money. (Photo: ABC7)

In Christopher Cummings' memory, they'll conduct the fundraiser this weekend in northern Virginia. The Dumfries events will also raise money for a reward for information leading to the capture and conviction of his killer or killers.

The 20-year-old ODU student was slain at his Norfolk home on June 10. No arrests have been made and police have not publicly identified any suspects or a motive.

Cummings was the nephew of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. The Maryland congressman has toured his late nephew's home and appealed for leads in the killing.

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