Fundraiser started for Surrey murder victim’s family

Donations will help cover funeral costs and other expenses arising from Serena Vermeersch's homicide.

A fundraiser has been started for the family of Surrey murder victim Serena Vermeersch to help cover funeral costs.

A fundraiser has been started for the family of Surrey murder victim Serena Vermeersch to help cover funeral costs.

A fundraiser has been started for the family of a slain Surrey 17-year-old.

Serena Vermeersch’s body was found last week by the train tracks in Newton. High-risk sex offender Raymond Lee Caissie, 43, has been charged with second-degree murder.

On Sept. 23, a fundraiser was started for the family to help cover funeral costs.

“We hope to reach a minimum goal of $10,000 to help support her family in their healing,” the website says. “R.I.P Serena, you will be missed and we will always love you.

As of Thursday morning, the fund had raised $350.

Donations can be made at http://www.gofundme.com/ex0nq4