Grace Millane: British backpacker's funeral to be held in hometown
READ MORE:* Grace Millane case: Detective pays tribute to 'extremely dignified' family of backpacker* Grace Millane: Trial of accused murderer could be threatened* Grace Millane: Brother pays tribute as her body is returned homeMillane died in an Auckland hotel room either on or just before December 2 â her 22nd birthday. While New Zealanders held vigils and marched for peace following Millane's death, Wickfordians tied ribbons to their front gates in her honour. ALDEN WILLIAMS/STUFF David Millane travelled to New Zealand to help police search for his missing daughter, Grace Millane. SUPPLIED Grace Millane had graduated from Lincoln University the month before she set off on her gap year. David White / Stuff Aucklanders gather for an emotional vigil in the wake of Grace Millane's death.