Residents of Walterboro, South Carolina, about an hour's drive west of Charleston, put pink stuffed animals at the entrance to Forest Hills Elementary School on Thursday.
Raniya's grandfather, Bernie Wright, spoke to CNN and described her as a young girl who would not be involved in violence.
"I just want to say one thing: to my grandson, she was a good girl. You know she was like 10 years old and because like what kind of person she was, she was a usher in the church. by … She just good to go. I mean, in terms of violence or something like that, she would never do it, "he said.
As the family continues to mourn and the small town of 5,100 residents remains in shock, there are many unanswered questions. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday, said the Sheriff's office.
Here is what we know and do not know about the young girl's death:
What we know
Raniya died two days after the battle
She suffered seriously injuries when a match broke out in his classroom Monday, school employees said. She was taken to the school's nurse station and paramedics took her to a nearby hospital. Later, she fled to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she died on Wednesday.
Two students were in the fight
Only another student was involved in Monday's fight, said Colleton County Sheriff's Office. The student was also a fifth degree.
She was not harmed with a weapon
Authorities describe the fight as a "physical deterioration" and said no weapons were involved.
No one has been arrested
School officials said that a student at Forest Hills Elementary School has been suspended, but it is unclear whether the student was involved in the fight.
There have been no arrests, and the authorities have not filed criminal charges for Raniya's death, said the sheriff's office.
What the school says
But those who came to the meeting were angry and disappointed to hear very little details of the incident, according to the station.
"Our board and district have received several requests for information. Due to the ongoing investigation and Student's privacy laws, we cannot share specific details at this time," said school chairman Tim Mabry in a draft statement, according to the WCSC.
What we do not know
] The exact way of Raniya's death
More details on how Raniya died could be revealed after a autopsy performed on Friday.
What struck the fight
The students were in a classroom when the fight struck, but it is unclear what led to the confrontation. School officials have not discussed whether the students were in the middle of a lesson, were between breaks or even if the students were in the same class.
What happened during the fight
School officials said they stopped the fight, but did not indicate how long the students were fighting. The authorities have not said exactly how Raniya was injured.
What was Raniya's injuries
What to do with the second student
The other student involved in the fight is a minor and has not been identified. It is unclear whether school officials have discussed the student's beliefs.