Marquis A. Jefferson, the father of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson who was shot a few weeks back, suffered a cardiac arrest and died in the Charlton Methodist hospital in Dallas. According to the Jefferson family spokesperson, Bruce Carter, he killed around 6:30 pm. The mass speculates that he must have died for he could not stand the grief of losing his only daughter. “He ultimately just succumbed to, I don’t know, I can only say a broken heart. He just never recovered from the grieving process,” was Carter’s statement.
The Death Of His Only Child Had Left Marquis Jefferson Devastated
Following his daughter’s death, Marquis also had a dispute with certain people over his daughter’s funeral. He sought a temporary restraining order to gain control over Atatiana’s funeral from her aunt. A deal was made, and the funeral rescheduled and carried out successfully.
Atatiana Jefferson Was Shot By Two Imprudent Policemen When She Was Playing With Her Nephew
Atatiana Jefferson graduated from Louisiana’s Xavier University in 2014 with a degree in biology and worked in pharmaceutical equipment sales. She had just moved back to the home to care for her ailing mother. In the early morning hours of October 12, Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was playing video games with her nephew when two officers arrived at her home. The front door of her house was open late at night. Hence, a concerned neighbour had called the non-emergency police number. As the officers strolled around the house, Atatiana heard a noise in her backyard and pulled out a gun from her purse pointing at the window. One of the officers yelled, “Put your hands up! Show me your hands!” before he fired through the window, thereby killing her.
However, The officer was recognised as Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean. He resigned from the force and was later charged with murder. However, what’s done is done, and no amount of trial or punishment can bring the beautiful girl back to life.