A candlelight vigil is scheduled for William McQuain from 7:30-8:30 p.m. tonight at in Germantown.
Montgomery County Police said the 11-year-old boy, a sixth-grader at MLK, has been missing since Sept. 30. Meanwhile, police are investigating the murder of William's mother Jane McQuain, who was found dead in their Germantown condo Wednesday.
Montgomery County Police said William's stepfather, Curtis Maurice Lopez, 45, was taken into custody Thursday in Charlotte, N.C., on the strength of a Maryland arrest warrant tied to Jane McQuain's death.
The vigil is being coordinated by Journey's Crossing Christian Church in Gaithersburg, where the boy was a regular attendee, a church member said in an email to Patch.