MI–This is Tyler McVeigh’s way of helping his family following the sudden death of his big sister Kristen in mid-July. Bills have piled up so Tyler and his friends set up a lemonade stand outside Fillmore Elementary School on Irving in Sterling Heights. Monday was the first day of business. Meantime there is a police investigation underway into Kristen’s death. Police tell Action News they are now waiting on toxicology reports. Kristen went out with some friends, came home, and her family found her dead just a few hours later, according to Cheryl McVeigh, Kristen and Tyler’s mother. Kristen was a 16-year-old student at Cousino High School in Warren.
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