What You Need To Know: 

Yolanda Carr has died. Mrs. Carr was the mother of Atatiana Jefferson, the young woman killed in the family home by a former Ft. Worth, TX police officer, October 12. The night of her murder, 28-year-old Atatiana was playing video games with her nephew while her mother was hospitalized.

Why You Need To Know:

This is the third death which could be connected to the bullets of a former policeman, Aaron Dean. First, of course, there is the murder of Atatiana. The second death was that of Atatiana’s father, Marquis Jefferson. Mr. Jefferson died of a heart attack two weeks after his daughter’s funeral. And lastly, Atatiana’s mother, Mrs. Carr.

There is a great deal to be said about the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, in our communities. This family surely qualifies.


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