Vigil for Justice for Natasha McKenna

Natasha McKenna died February 8, 2015 in a Fairfax hospital days after being repeatedly tased while unclothed and restrained by sheriff's deputies at Fairfax Adult Detention Facility. Over the summer, Fairfax County police investigations concluded finding no fault with the 6 officers directly involved and passing evidence to Commonwealth Attorney Ray Morrogh. A few months later, Morrogh issued a report absolving the officers of responsibility and declining to prosecute Natasha's killing, blaming her for her own death and citing the cause of her death as the widely-disputed and medically-unrecognized designation, "excited delirium." To date, no officers have been charged or fired for Natasha's death and local government agencies and coalitions, including the Fairfax County Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission, continue to call her death an "accident," refusing to #SayHerName instead calling what happened to Natasha "the incident at the ADC." Vigil info: In the evening, All Saints Episcopal Church Sharon Chapel is hosting a vigil for justice for Natasha McKenna at 7:00 pm at All Saints Episcopal Church in Alexandria. We will be celebrating Natasha McKenna’s life and hearing a message of hope as we move forward in action in our community to seek justice for Natasha McKenna this year. The church is about a mile from Huntington Metro, so we will be able to organize carpools. Email SURJnova at gmail dot com with your name and cell number if you can give a ride or need a ride.
WHEN
February 08, 2016 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
All Saints Episcopal Church
3421 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
United States
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CONTACT
Cayce Utley ·

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