Atatiana Jefferson’s mother dies 2 months after her father

Atatiana Jefferson’s family continues to deal with grief after she was shot to death by a White cop. Lee Merritt, an attorney representing Jefferson’s relatives, told the Dallas Morning News that her mother, Yolanda Carr, has died. On the morning of Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, medical personnel were called to Carr’s home, where they found […]

Father of Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot by police in her home, is dead

The father of Atatiana Jefferson, who was devastated when his daughter was shot dead by police in her own home in Fort Worth, Texas, has died just weeks after his daughter was killed. He was 59. Marquis Jefferson reportedly succumbed to cardiac arrest in his home on Nov. 9, 2019. He was rushed to a […]

Atatiana Jefferson pointed gun at window before she was shot, police say

The arrest warrant for former Fort Worth police Officer Aaron Dean includes a statement that Atatiana Jefferson pulled out her gun and pointed it at the window before she was shot to death. Jefferson’s 8-year-old nephew, who she was watching at the time of the incident, is quoted by police as saying his aunt “heard […]

Fort Worth cop identified who shot Black woman inside her home

The Fort Worth, Texas, cop who killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own home while she was playing video games with her nephew has been identified. During a press conference that was attended by the likes of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Dallas Morning News, interim Police Chief Ed Kraus said the officer’s name […]