Jennifer Deckard on the witness stand.
Jennifer Deckard, Board Chair for Chardon Healing Fund, takes the stand.
Demetrius Hewlin’s father talks about receiving the phone call that his son died and seeing him dead in the hospital. “No one in here will ever want to see that picture. That is not how I want to remember my son.”
Demetrius Hewlin’s father takes the stand. “I had a fantastic relationship with my son.”
“I’m not here for money (it’s) so no one is treated the way we’ve been treated.” — Mrs. King on why she is testifying in the hearing.
“When my son died, a part of me died with him.” — Russell King, Jr.’s mom.
Russell King, Jr.’s mom takes the stand.
Court taking short recess.
Dina Parmertor testifies during the Chardon Healing Fund lawsuit hearing.
Ohio Attorney General’s Office attorney cross examines Dina Parmertor, says fund paid $17,000 to victims’ families. The money went toward their living expenses, attorney says.
Dina Parmertor says she feels like she has had to “beg” for some of the money from the Chardon Healing Fund.
“I see my son laying there bloody. It’s very hard. It’s extremely difficult.” — Dina Parmertor on the difficulties of returning to work after Danny’s death.
Dina Parmertor: We need the money to pay our bills.
Dina Parmertor on son’s death: “It’s torture. It’s unimaginable for people to say to us they don’t know how we feel and then turn around and say we’re healed. It’s degrading.”
Board member allegedly told Dina Parmertor that she was “healed” six months after her son’s death.