POMONA >> Corin Hensley had a couple of missteps in her life, however when she tragically and violently misplaced her mom two Christmases in the past, she stepped as much as attempt take custody of her youthful siblings.
“She was actually on the correct path and was turning her life round in an effort to get her brothers again and to reunite the household,” Ethel Gardner with the Kennedy Austin Basis stated of the 25-yr-previous Pomona lady who had three of her personal youngsters. “I’ve been working with them for a yr, in order that they turned like household.”
So when the information broke that Hensley was the lady shot and killed alongside together with her boyfriend, LaVelle Brown, 34, in a deadly double-murder in Pomona late Friday morning, she was devastated.
“I nonetheless am,” Gardner stated. “We’re all devastated right here.”
Police found Brown and Hensley lifeless in a Toyota sedan that crashed right into a Pomona residence’s yard within the 2200 block of Larchmont Road following a capturing.
Hensley and her youthful brother, Nigel Hensley, 20, have been working with Gardner to win custody over their youthful brothers, Ezekiel, 17 and Abijah, thirteen, after the siblings’ father, Clarence Pricey, fifty two, allegedly killed their mom, Daybreak Hensley, forty one, by setting her on hearth.
However these custody plans are on maintain as Nigel Hensley now has to cope with the lack of his older sister whereas nonetheless making an attempt to navigate the aftermath of his mom’s dying, Gardner stated. The teenagers are at present in foster care.
Sgt. Bert Sanchez with the Pomona Police Division on Tuesday stated he didn’t consider the incidents are associated.
Authorities have few leads within the deadly capturing of Brown and Hensley, who’ve an toddler youngster, Sanchez stated.
“We hope somebody from the general public will name with info,” Sanchez stated.
Figuring out mom Daybreak Hensley’s alleged killer was simpler.
On Christmas 2015, police say Pricey and Daybreak Hensley have been preventing of their Cordova Road condo when she reportedly ran from the storage with Pricey following.
Pricey caught up together with her and allegedly doused her with gasoline, then lit her on hearth. The mom/ grandmother ran and collapsed on the street, neighbors dashing to her assist. Los Angeles County firefighters arrived and offered remedy for extreme burns earlier than taking her to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Middle, the place she died, police stated in a press release on the time.
After Daybreak Hensley premature dying, the Kennedy Austin Basis started amassing funds for the household.
“Now we’ll be taking donations to assist after (Corin’s) demise,” Gardner stated.
To make a donation, go to www.kennedyaustinfoundation.org or name 909-480-3357.
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