• Father of Texas Woman, Who Was Fatally Shot in Her Home by Police, Dies Weeks After Her Death

    2 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    The father of Atatiana Jefferson has died of a heart attack less than one month after his daughter was fatally shot by a police officer in her own home .
    Marquis A. Jefferson died of cardiac arrest, though he had no history of prior illness, a spokesperson for the family, Bruce Carter, told NBC Dallas on Saturday.
    “It's just sad because of grief. I don't know what else to say,” Carter told the outlet. “Less than a month ago, he was working at El Centro, mentoring kids twice a week. He just couldn't get back from what happened with his daughter.”
    Atatiana was killed on Oct. 12 when Fort...
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  • Atatiana Jefferson's Father Has Died Of A Heart Attack

    2 days ago - By Essence

    The father of Atatiana Jefferson, the 28-year-old woman who was tragically shot in her own home by a Fort Worth police officer last month, has died. According to the Dallas Morning News, Marquis Jefferson suffered a heart attack and died Saturday night at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas. “He ultimately just succumbed to, I don't know, I can only say a broken heart,” family spokesman Bruce Carter told CNN. “He never recovered from the grieving process.” Less than a month before, his daughter Atatiana was killed by a police officer who was responding to a welfare call after a...
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