Family and friends of Jessica Scholl celebrated her 18th birthday in style Friday night as they laid candle-lit Japanese lanterns with lotus flowers on the shores of Lake Washington at the Gene Coulon swimming area.
in her parents home near Lindbergh High School where Scholl was a student. Lane plead not guilty in June and each court date has been continued since.
Members of the Renton Fire and Police were also in attendance, including Mayor Denis Law and those who responded to the inital report of a house fire, only to find Scholl.
In October an online fundraising site was established to help Scholl's parents Doug and Stephanie rebuild their lives. Named "Bring the Scholls Back Home," the web site has a $40,000 goal; however, it's only raised 3 percent of goal to date.