National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims
For this year’s 2017 National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, Unit 1012 will remember more than 1500 murdered victims + victims of war crimes from the United States and around the world. Let us remember how they lived on this earth and treasure their memories.
"So long as we live, they too shall live and love for they are a part of us as we remember them."- Gates of Prayer
For this observance, we will present murdered victims from 2016 to 2017:
1502. Maria Ladenburger (6 December 1996 to 16 October 2016)
|Matthew Si, 33, Thalia Hakin, 10, Zachary Bryant, Zara Bryant and Jess Mudie, 22, were among the victims. Photos: Supplied|
1503-1508. On 20 January 2017, around 1:30 pm AEDT, a car was driven into pedestrians in the CBD of Melbourne, Australia. Six people were killed and at least thirty others wounded, three of whom sustained critical injuries. Police have alleged that the victims were intentionally hit, and have charged the driver of the vehicle, with six counts of murder.
1509. Regan Tokes (March 13, 1995 to February 8, 2017)
1510. Kelsey Tennant (May 6, 1997 to March 20, 2017)
|Philadelphia Police Department forensic graphic artist Jonny Castro created a digital painting of Robert Godwin, Sr., who was shot and killed in Cleveland, Ohio.|