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Father of Atatiana Jefferson Dies of Heart Attack After Daughter Killed by Police

Since Atatiana Jefferson's death, frustration has been on full display in Fort Worth over the relationship between Fort Worth police and the minority community. Tuesday, city council members discussed two steps that are intended to address that problem.

Atatiana Jefferson’s Father Passes Away After Suffering Heart Attack

Atatiana Jefferson’s Father Passes Away After Suffering Heart Attack

Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack, family spokesperson says #wallst 

A family spokesperson said Marquis Jefferson was not sick before the heart attack, but had been "overcome with grief" since police shot and killed his daughter, Atatiana Jefferson. His passing highlights the toll often paid by survivors of police violence.

Atatiana Jefferson’s Father Passes Away After Suffering Heart Attack

Texas Cop Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson In Her Own Home Had "Tunnel Vision," Missed Calls for Help Over Radio

'Egregious': Texas woman Atatiana Jefferson's killing and 23 similar incidents nationwide cast scrutiny on police training.

'Egregious': Texas woman Atatiana Jefferson's killing and 23 similar incidents nationwide cast scrutiny on police training

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The father of Atatiana Jefferson, a Black woman who was shot dead by police inside her home in Texas, has died from a heart attack. Marquis Jefferson’s spokesperson, who confirmed his death, said that Jefferson “just couldn’t get back from what happened with his daughter.”

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Marquis Jefferson was only 59 years old. His heart gave out less than a month after a cop fatally shot Atatiana—his only child. He just never recovered from the grieving process,” per a Jefferson family spokesman. Police violence kills, one way or another.

Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack.

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“He just couldn’t get back from what happened with his daughter.” Less than a month after Atatiana Jefferson was fatally shot by a white police officer inside her Texas home, her father has died.

Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, 28,was shot through a window in her home and killed by a Fort Worth police officer.

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The officer gave Atatiana Jefferson four seconds to respond before shooting and killing her. Being Black in your own home shouldn't be a death sentence.

The killings of unarmed Black Americans have got to end. Atatiana Jefferson should be alive. The Department of Justice must investigate this.

JUST IN: Officer involved in fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson in her home has resigned, chief says, and still faces potential criminal charges. "Had the officer not resigned, I would have fired him for violations of several policies."

BREAKING: The Texas police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old Black woman, in her own home on Saturday has resigned from the force.

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