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The father of the Atatiana in Jefferson, Texas, police shooting victim, died of a heart attack: reports

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The father of a black woman fatally shot in her home by a white officer in the Fort Worth, Texas, has passed away after suffering a heart attack, according to reports.

The officer was charged with murder in the Oct. 12 shooting death of a 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson — a case that has national attention.

A family spokesperson, said her father, the Marquis, of Jefferson, died Saturday in a Dallas hospital, Fox 4 in Dallas reported. He was admitted to the hospital the night before.

The Dallas Morning News reported that the Jefferson was 58, and that the cause of death was a heart attack.

ATATIANA JEFFERSON, TEXAS-THE POLICE SHOOTING THE VICTIM, THE ASSUMPTION IS THAT THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY MATRIARCH

The Marquis Jefferson, 58, and his daughter, Atatiana Jefferson, 28.
(Fox 4, Dallas/The Associated Press)

The spokesman, Bruce Carter, said Jefferson has been under a lot of stress since his daughter was killed, Fox 4 reported. Carter said, Jefferson had to contend with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, which makes breathing difficult.

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The Associated Press reported that a local TV station, as quoted by Carter, said Jefferson, “just couldn’t get what had happened to his daughter.”

The officer in charge was Aaron Dean, resigned from the force after his arrest.

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After the death of his daughter, the Marquis Jefferson, expressed concerns about the way the funeral was handled by his daughter’s aunt, and was given a court order, and that the funeral be postponed until a deal had been struck, according to the AP, and the local media.

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