Lower than a month after Atatiana Jefferson was shot and killed in her own residence by a police officer, her father has handed away of a coronary heart assault. Marquis Jefferson was 58 years outdated.
Its simply unhappy due to grief. I dont know what else to say,” household spokesman Bruce Carter informed native information. Lower than a month in the past, he was working at El Centro, mentoring youngsters twice every week. He simply couldnt get again from what occurred along with his daughter.
Atatiana Jefferson was taking part in video video games along with her nephew when police confirmed up at her home, having been referred to as by a neighbor for a wellness verify who observed her entrance door was open. Officer Aaron Dean noticed Jefferson’s silhouette within the window and opened hearth with out figuring out himself as a cop, killing her. The taking pictures sparked nationwide requires justice which led to Dean’s resignation.
He has been charged with homicide.
After her demise, Marquis Jefferson informed reporters that he had a mission to satisfy.
Its been very powerful,” he informed WFAA on the time. Tay needed me to be sturdy. I’ve to be sturdy. My mission shouldn’t be over.