Laurel shooting victim lives on through organ donation

WDAM TV | Amanda LaBrot
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - The mother of a woman shot earlier this month in the Windermere Subdivisionis still looking for answers about what led to her daughter's death but finds comfort knowing she lives on in others.

Madeline Herrington remembers her 23-year-old daughter Katherine Sinclair as a person who cared for others more than herself. The Meridian Community College student was studying to become a nurse, and she loved animals, especially her dog Duke, fishing and the outdoors.

"She loved to help people," Herrington said. "She just loved life. She loved to laugh. She never said anything bad about anybody. I've always been proud of her. I knew she was an amazing woman. She was an amazing child, and I knew she was going to be an amazing person."

Laurel Police officers and paramedics found Sinclair inside of a car with a single gunshot wound to the head at her boyfriend's home on Windermere Boulevard on June 1.

Herrington said Sinclair was like a mother to her 13-year-old brother Dawson, and "her daddy's baby." Friends from four states came to her funeral. Continue reading


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