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Dad dies after daughter murdered by cop

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"The father of a black woman fatally shot by a white police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas, home has died.

"A spokesman for Marquis Jefferson, Bruce Carter, told the Dallas Morning News that the father of Atatiana Jefferson suffered a heart attack and died Saturday night at a Dallas hospital. Carter told KDFW that Jefferson “just couldn’t get back from what happened with his daughter”.

"The 28-year-old Jefferson was killed last month after Fort Worth police went to her home for a welfare check. An officer, Aaron Dean, was charged with murder after resigning from the force."

Full report at the UK Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/10/father-of-black-woman-killed-by-police-in-her-fort-worth-home-dies

And at Fox News: https://www.foxnews.com/us/atatiana-jefferson-texas-police-shooting-heart-attack

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Kismit

So sad. Freud hypothesised that grief had a limited impact on human beings before losing his own daughter. After which he had to admit that grief could be literally devastating. This poor family must be heartbroken

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Noteverythingisaconspiracy
3 hours ago, Kismit said:

So sad. Freud hypothesised that grief had a limited impact on human beings before losing his own daughter. After which he had to admit that grief could be literally devastating. This poor family must be heartbroken

My great grandfather was quite healthy and approaching 90 when my grandmother died, he died shortly after. In his life he had lost a wife twice and I think loosing his daughter was one too many. So yes I believe it's possible.

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RabidMongoose
4 hours ago, Kismit said:

So sad. Freud hypothesised that grief had a limited impact on human beings before losing his own daughter. After which he had to admit that grief could be literally devastating. This poor family must be heartbroken

I think maybe high blood pressure from stress.

And you never know, he might have been drinking excessively following her death too.

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Kismit
2 minutes ago, RabidMongoose said:

I think maybe high blood pressure from stress.

And you never know, he might have been drinking excessively following her death too.

There is actually a medical condition known as broken heart syndrome, more common in woman than men, and caused by stress. It is not always fatal but can lead to heart failure. It is most likely something along those lines. you see it happen a lot with older couples who lose a spouse.

mayo clinic broken heart syndrome

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OverSword

Surprised that it doesn’t happen more often.

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Dark_Grey
4 hours ago, OverSword said:

Surprised that it doesn’t happen more often.

I'm sure it does but only the stories with right "optics" are plastered across the tabloids.

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The former officer is white. Jefferson was black.

This is mentioned 3 times in the Guardian article. 

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Attorney Lee Merritt suggested that the response to a call to a non-emergency line at 2.23am on Saturday from a concerned neighbour who noticed the doors were open, was escalated because the house is in a predominantly African American area of the Texas city.

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Body camera footage released by police shows an officer with a flashlight walk around the house. He appears to catch sight of someone inside, yells, “Put your hands up, show me your hands,” then fires a shot through a window less than a second later.

It's 2:30 AM and Police arrive at a house in an "African American" area of town. The front door of the house is wide open. The Officer was very wrong to issue a warning once then fire rounds through the window. Was Atatiana Jefferson holding something that was mistaken for a gun?

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Jefferson, 28, was playing video games with her eight-year-old nephew in the early hours of the morning, her family’s lawyer said, when she was killed by an officer who was outside the property, had not parked in front of the house, did not identify himself and appears to have given her no time to respond to his initial command before shooting through a window.

Sounds like the Officer rolled up to the house and immediately thought it was a burglary in progress. Just a sad situation all around..

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OverSword
22 minutes ago, Dark_Grey said:

I'm sure it does but only the stories with right "optics" are plastered across the tabloids.

This is mentioned 3 times in the Guardian article. 

It's 2:30 AM and Police arrive at a house in an "African American" area of town. The front door of the house is wide open. The Officer was very wrong to issue a warning once then fire rounds through the window. Was Atatiana Jefferson holding something that was mistaken for a gun?

Sounds like the Officer rolled up to the house and immediately thought it was a burglary in progress. Just a sad situation all around..

DG, did you ever see the footage?  Forget how it's being reported here.  That cop walked up to someones window, saw a person inside and killed them because that person forgot to close the back door.  Didn't give them a chance to comply with any order he gave, just shot without real cause. Now that dead person's father died from the stress and from grief. 

So what are you trying to say?  That the media outlet mentioning the races of the parties is trying to start a race war? That if it had been a white girl killed and her father died we would not have heard of it?  You are possible right but we will never know.  There is this story to indicate you may be completely wrong though the shooting of Justine Damond  Do you think that there is any chance that the cop may have acted differently if he that had been in a white neighborhood?  I'm thinking he very well may have.

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