A sad memorial took place Thursday morning in honor of 3-year-old Ciriyah West of Memphis, who police say was beaten to death by her mother's boyfriend.
The Child Advocacy Center raised a flag in honor the of the little girl.
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The Child Advocacy Center raises the children's memorial flag whenever a child dies in the Mid-South community as a result of abuse or neglect.
Sadly, Ciriyah is the third child memorialized so far in 2013.