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In memory of Shirley Goonette McKenzie

My daughter, Shirley Goonette McKenzie, was shot and killed at the Cockpit on Berryhill Road, on June 7, 2014. We are still fighting for justice for her. I know people know who killed my daughter. Out of 200 people in that club, somebody knows something. My daughter was there with a female that claimed she was her friend, but she never was. A real, true friend would never leave her there, lying on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head. There are some coldhearted people in this world who know what happened but don’t care. If it were a loved one of theirs, they would want justice.

My daughter, Shirley Goonette McKenzie, had a heart of gold and would do anything for anybody. My daughter deserves justice. So much pain: I, as her mother, and sisters, brother, family, have been talking to investigators, and they have all stopped calling me. In my heart I feel like they have pushed my daughter’s case to the side. This makes me truly heartbroken, with so much pain and tears. Mother loves you, baby girl, Shirley Goonette McKenzie. Justice for you.

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