Memorial held for Chickasha pastor found burned outside church

The church where a memorial service for Pastor Michael Walworth was held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 (Jennifer Falsetti / KOKH)

A memorial service was held to remember a Chickasha pastor found dead last Friday morning.

Investigators found Michael Walworth's body burned June 23, just feet away from the First Missionary Baptist Church in Chickasha.

Nearly 100 people came to pay their respects on Thursday. The media was not allowed inside.

Walworth was known for helping those with drug addiction.

"He helped drug addicts, he helped people that were in prison to adapt back to the world when they got out. He helped their families," said one woman who attended Thursday's service.

The circumstances surrounding Walworth's death remain under investigation.

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