USA: Oakland community mourns slayed teenager Nia Wilson

Hundreds of people gathered at Oakland's MacAurthur Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) station on Tuesday, to mourn the murder of 18-year-old African-American teenager Nia Wilson. A vigil was held with candles, flowers, photos of Nia Wilson and messages of love and support for the family. Members of the community demanded justice for Wilson, with many claiming the murder and double-stabbing... Еще was racially-motivated. «We need more public assistance, more police assistance, we need security, we need more,» stated Aylana, cousin of Nia and Letifah Wilson, adding «Nia, you are forever loved, you are forever missed. We love you, cousin, always and forever. We love you Nia.» Nia Wilson and her sister Letifah Wilson were both stabbed while using Oakland's transportation system on Sunday night, with older sister Letifah sustaining injuries and Nia succumbing to her wounds at the scene. The murder suspect, identified as 27-year-old John Lee Cowell, was detained by police on Monday evening.

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