VP Pence: ‘We Are Praying’ For Mollie Tibbetts’ Family And Friends

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Amber Athey White House Correspondent

Vice President Mike Pence tweeted about the tragic death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, assuring her family and friends that he would pray for them.

Pence tweeted out a story on Tuesday about an illegal immigrant being charged in the murder of the 20-year-old young woman and said he is “heartbroken by the news.”

“Mollie was an amazing young woman and we are praying for her parents, brothers & friends in this time of unimaginable grief,” Pence wrote.

Pence also promised that “justice will be served” in the case.

“We commend the swift action by local, state, & federal investigators working in Iowa in apprehending an illegal immigrant, who’s now charged with first-degree murder,” Pence said. “Now, justice will be served. We will never forget Mollie Tibbetts.”

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