Andover mailboxes decorated for Colleen Ritzer

Posted: 12/25/13 at 7:00 pm EST

ANDOVER, Mass. (WHDH) -- Community members in Andover are coming together to show how much Colleen Ritzer meant to them.

Pink ribbons are hung on nearly every mailbox for more than a mile on Dascomb Road in Ritzer's hometown of Andover.

They also appear on other streets throughout town.

The bows were made by a neighbor of colleen Ritzer's family as a way to show the family love and support.

The 24-year-old math teacher was killed in October at Danvers High School.

Her body was found in the woods nearby.

A 14-year-old student is accused of murdering her and then taking off with her credit cards and cell phone.

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