Fish Fry Benefits Murder Victim's Funeral

By: Aaron Morrison Email
By: Aaron Morrison Email

Meridian, Miss. Family and friends of a Meridian woman who was murdered, spent the day raising money in her honor.

Jessica Osborne's boyfriend was charged with her murder just this week, after she was found shot in the head. Today, her family held a fish fry along 8th street to help raise money for funeral costs and other costs the family is dealing with in her absence. Osborne's father says the loss has been tough on their family.

Victim's father William Morton says, "I got three granddaughters and they'll never grow up to see their mother again. Maybe one day in heaven, but we're all going to pitch in and help raise these babies. It's going to be a long road, long haul, and one thing about it, she'll always be here in everybody's heart."

He says while this has been a hard time for everyone, they're thankful for all the support they've seen from the community. The Independent Riderz were also a sponsor in this fish fry.


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