KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There was a strong message Sunday night to the person who murdered a young mother and her three-year-old daughter.
“Whoever’s out here, you ain’t got away with nothing. We may not have seen you, but God did,” said Dolly Bell, a close family friend of 28-year-old Myeisha Turner.
Others attending a vigil pleaded for information about the killing of Turner and her three-year-old, Damiah White.
Bell was one of dozens who gathered with memories of the young nursing student who worked at St. Luke’s.
Damiah was described as talkative and outgoing.
“She would have told who did that to her momma; that's why he did what he did," Bell said. "But I'll tell you what, he took one of God's babies. That baby girl was innocent. She didn't do nothing to nobody."
These aren't the first losses to criminality for this family. Myeisha's sister, Ebony Turner, was also killed in 2011.
“Two years ago we lost Ebony, and I couldn't even fathom it two years later that we would be revisiting something like this again,” said Turner’s uncle, Kevin Brown.
While family and friends of Myeisha and Damiah mourned, they also urged justice, especially for Myeisha's one-year-old son, who was spared and found next to his mother and sister.
“That's our biggest thing; (that) the perpetrator is found and brought to justice for this heinous act that has been done,” said Brown.
The Ad Hoc Group Against Crime is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. If you know anything, you are asked to call the TIPS Hotline, (816) 474-TIPS (9477).
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