ATLANTA — The Harris household is a tight-knit group.
However now, there’s a void after Marcus Harris, who they referred to as “little deacon,” was killed on the 5 Factors MARTA station round 8 a.m. on the northbound platform.
“Marcus was an angel. He cherished all people. He by no means fought. He by no means raised his voice. He was all the time there for you,” stated Maria Harris, Marcus’ mother.
Harris’ household stated he was a faithful father of two in addition to a loving son, cousin and brother. It’s laborious for them to know why his life was brutally taken on Monday.
That very same day, authorities arrested 46-year-old Jason Harris and charged him with homicide and aggravated assault. He was booked into the Fulton County Jail.
The case has neighborhood members like Derrick Townsend feeling unsettled.
“Essentially the most heartbreaking factor for me was seeing his daughter on the information and never having these solutions,” stated neighborhood activist and founding father of Hopeful Change, Derrick Townsend.
Harris’ cousin, Shanta Benjamin, stated though her household hasn’t been capable of finding out a lot about what led as much as Marcus’ deadly stabbing, they’re hoping to see safety digital camera footage.
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Marcus Harris (left)
“We’re listening to completely different tales, so proper now, we actually don’t know till we go to courtroom and see the video footage that we haven’t been in a position to see,” Benjamin stated.
Townsend stated this mindless act impacts everybody.
“If you take a look at the violence, there’s an after-effect,” Townsend stated.
The household is elevating cash to bury Harris. Here’s a hyperlink to the net fundraiser.