The family of Atatiana Jefferson is dealing with another disaster today. Following her passing in 2019, her family has needed to browse one loss after the other. Today news breaks that her sibling has likewise passed, leaving her young boy. Let’s take a look and the family tragic last few years and who else they’ve lost.
Zion lost his mother today. He admitted to me he is stressed over where he will live. His auntie Ashley has stepped up to take him in with his sibling however she has a studio apartment in Houston and will need to transfer to Dallas.
Let’s buy Zion a home.https://t.co/SsHUqUNBN1
— Lee Merritt (@MerrittForTexas) February 1, 2023
Atatiana Jefferson life was handled the early morning of October 12, 2019. The 28-year-old’s next-door neighbor had actually reported her door was open and called a non-emergency number. When authorities showed up, they went into the residential or commercial property and released at Atatiana. Officer Aaron Dean resigned soon later and was collared for the occurrence. Dean was just recently condemned is presently serving 12 years behind bars.
Weeks later on, while her family was still grieving her loss, Atatiana’s dad would likewise die. Marquis A. Jefferson was only 59 years old. He suffered heart attack and was required to a health center in Dallas, where he was noticable departed. Atatiana was his only kid. Family representative Bruce Carter thought the occurrence had actually done a number on his health. “He ultimately just succumbed to, I don’t know, I can only say a broken heart. He just never recovered from the grieving process.” Marquise battled to be associated with Atatiana’s funeral service and trial in spite of health concerns and a stretched relationship with her mom.
By January of 2020, Yolanda Carr would also pass. Atatiana’s mom, Yolanda, had actually fallen ill that month and had actually remained in the medical facility. She did get to see some justice provided for her child prior to passing, thanking God that the male accountable had actually been sentenced. “Thank you, Jesus. Even though I know we have a long way to go, at least we got the charge on him,” she informed CNN. Sources near to the family think that the loss of her child had actually done a number on her health too.
Civil Rights lawyer S. Lee Merritt launched a declaration stating, “Police brutality impacts entire families, communities, and generations. There is no doubt Ms. Carr’s recovery was complicated by the tragedy of her daughter’s passing. We will continue the fight in her honor.” Atatiana had actually apparently moved better to house to look after her mom prior to she passed. Today it was announced that Atatiana’s sister Amber Carr has also passed away.
The 33-year-old was surrounded by family and enjoyed ones when she transitioned. Merritt is still gotten in touch with the family and launched a declaration on their behalf stating that Amber suffered heart disease and had actually been transferred to hospice previously this month to start her shift. Amber is the mom of Zion Carr, the nephew who existed with Atatiana the early morning her life was taken. “We are asking for your continued prayers and support as her two young sons deal with her transition,” Merritt informed his social networks fans.
So far we have actually raised $248,504!!!
That indicates Zion is all set to begin taking a look at houses in Dallas with his Auntie and little sibling!
Let’s keep going up until we struck our objective! https://t.co/5RqpCwupAd
— Lee Merritt (@MerrittForTexas) February 2, 2023
Amber had actually been ill considering that the trial and was hospitalized when Dean was founded guilty. Merritt is presently promoting a Go Fund Me to assist Zion and his sibling now that his mom is gone.
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