She said: "He was not a vindictive person". He never hurt anyone.
Prosecutors said Wednesday 16-year-old Eliza Wasni walked out of a suburban Chicago Walmart holding a machete and knife she'd stolen, climbed into an Uber vehicle and began hacking at Grant Nelson.
Police say said she was told repeatedly to put the weapons down and when she didn't, she was Tased.
Wasni will be held in a juvenile facility until her trial.
Wasni declined to speak to police, officers said.
Authorities also found a blood-covered shirt that matched the one Eliza was wearing on the Walmart footage. The shirt had blood on it.
Uber, in a statement, said that they are fully cooperating with the law enforcement agencies in the investigation.
Prosecutors said Wasni hailed three Uber rides the night she allegedly murdered Nelson. "Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this incredibly hard time". Access to the service can be removed if a rider is found to be underage.
As the family - including Grant Nelson's brother Todd, sister Alex and father Leonard - prepared to lay him to rest Friday, friends and family recalled him as gracious, amusing and well-read.
Cunningham says police found Nelson laying in the grass near the scene.
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Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores
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US President promises not to forget Papal message
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Magic hire Weltman to head basketball operations
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