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Crime Family Attorney Announces Funeral Plans For Atatiana Jefferson

18:45  16 october  2019
18:45  16 october  2019 Source:   dfw.cbslocal.com

Atatiana Jefferson had moved in with her mom to take care of her. Police shot her through a bedroom window

  Atatiana Jefferson had moved in with her mom to take care of her. Police shot her through a bedroom window In her final minutes, Jefferson was playing video games with her nephew while his grandmother was in the hospital. But in the seconds leading up to Jefferson's death, a Fort Worth officer shot into her bedroom, killing her near her 8-year-old nephew. "It's senseless," her father Marquis Jefferson told CNN affiliate KTVT. "You have to know that was somebody's daughter ... Somebody loved her, and there was a better way. It didn't have to be like that."Outrage spread across the country as yet another black person was killed at home by a a white police officer.

Atatiana Jefferson 's family has called for the arrest of the officer who shot her and an independent investigation done Atatiana Jefferson ’s Family Calls for Justice & Officer’s Arrest. During the press conference, civil rights attorney Lee Merritt said: “Zion surprises me with how much he recalls…

AGoFundMe has been set up to help the family of Atatiana Jefferson . Jefferson , 28, was shot and killed by a Fort Worth, Texas police officer in the early This fund is the only direct campaign to offer support to the family of Atatiana Jefferson . Funds collected will go directly to funeral cost and other

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Plans for Atatiana Jefferson’s funeral have been announced by her family’s attorney.

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Jefferson was shot and killed by now-former Fort Worth officer Aaron Dean early Saturday morning inside her home. Police were responding to her home after receiving a call from a neighbor about her front door being open.

Dean resigned from the department the following Monday before he could be fired. Later that evening, he was arrested and charged with murder. He was later released after posting a $200,000 bond.

Body-cam video from Dean’s perspective was released Saturday that showed the officer walking around her home before flashing a light into a window and firing one shot at her. Police said he never identified himself as an officer during the incident.

United by similar tragedies, the Botham Jean Foundation gives help to Atatiana Jefferson's family

  United by similar tragedies, the Botham Jean Foundation gives help to Atatiana Jefferson's family Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson were beloved members of the Dallas-Fort Worth community. Both were young and black. And they both died in the same tragic way: killed in their own homes by white police officers. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Now a foundation established by Jean's family is offering its support to Jefferson's relatives.

Atatiana Koquice Jefferson , a 28-year-old black woman, was shot and killed in her home by a white police officer in Fort Worth, Texas, United States, in the early morning of October 12, 2019.

Atatiana Jefferson , a 28-year-old black woman, was shot and killed in her home by a white Fort Worth police officer during a welfare check. Jefferson ’s family called for an independent investigation into the shooting at a news conference Monday morning with their attorney .

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Her death has sparked outrage nationwide as she was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew just moments before she was killed. Residents voiced their frustrations at city leaders and police about not feeling safe in their own homes.

Now, her family and a heartbroken community will say their final goodbyes to Jefferson at the end of this week.

According to the family’s attorney Lee Merritt, her funeral will be held at Potter’s House of Dallas at 6777 W. Kiest Boulevard on Saturday at 2 p.m. He said it will be open to the public.

Funeral underway for woman shot in home by Fort Worth officer .
The funeral for Atatiana Jefferson, the Texas woman who was shot in her home by a Fort Worth Police officer, is underway after a judge halted the original service. Jefferson was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew in the early morning hours of Oct. 12, when she was fatally shot by Fort Worth Police officer Aaron Dean, who fired into her bedroom window while conducting a wellness check.

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