The 24-year-old from Helena-West Helena, AR was shot to death in April 2010 in his apartment in Jonesboro, AR. Gilmore was a student at Arkansas State University studying to be an athletic trainer. His murder remains unsolved.
Jerelene Gilmore, Michael's mother, decided to donate his organs because she and her son had a conversation about it years earlier. She says, "Since he decided to donate his organs, I really feel that the decision was easy because he had made the choice."
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