Memorial concert to be held for Alyssa Byrne

February 23, 2013 10:16:18 AM PST
A memorial concert will be held in downtown Petaluma Saturday night to help raise money in the name of Petaluma college student Alyssa Byrne.

Byrne had attended a New Year's Eve concert in South Lake Tahoe and was found dead of hypothermia 1.5 miles away from the venue.

A former classmate from Casa Grande High School is raising funds to buy a memorial bench bearing her name. Jay Donnellan he has booked seven Bay Area rappers to perform Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Theater.

A portion of funds raised will also be donated to the Polly Klaas Foundation to help fund a new buddy program.