SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- 25-year-old Brianna Craig was killed by asphyxiation Wednesday afternoon in her Vanderbilt Terrace apartment. Police have apprehended her killer. On Friday night the community, family and friends came together to remember the life of Brianna. NEWS10 was at the candlelight vigil and has more on the somber event.
Brianna Craig, a Saratoga High School graduate who was also known by the nickname Freya to her family and friends. The nickname Freya comes from Norse the goddess for love and beauty.
Her mother, Helen Travis, shares some of the things that made her daughter special to those that cared about her. She said her daughter loved everything she had and was extremely proud of her family.
Helen said her daughter is an animal lover and has left behind her cat, Bandit. She says her daughter could sometimes be considered a dog magnet because she could sense a dog from a mile away highlighting her animal lover spirit.
She says that her daughter enjoyed watching anime and about anything horror related.
Freya will live on in their hearts and will be seen in the stars, the sunshine, and the sunset. She will forever be with the people who loved her according to her family.