Justine Maia <I>Ruszczyk</I> Damond

Justine Maia Ruszczyk Damond

Death 15 Jul 2017 (aged 40)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: Ashes to be returned to Australia.
Memorial ID 181445671 · View Source
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Family, residents and the city's mayor want answers to why a woman was fatally shot over the weekend, by a police officer who's body camera was off. Justine Damond, a south Minneapolis woman who taught meditation classes and spiritual healing at the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community.

It is said that a Minneapolis police officer fired his or her weapon, killing a woman. "It doesn't seem like she'd be the kind of person to get shot in an alley," Corey Birkholz said.

His feelings were shared by more than 200 people who gathered for a vigil Sunday night near the spot where Damond died hours earlier.

"A woman who you met her-- was just peaceful," a neighbor at the vigil said.

Investigators with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) said that around 11:30p.m. Saturday, a 911 call was made about a possible assault in the area.

A man claiming to be Damond's son said in a Facebook video that she's the one who called 911 after hearing a noise in the alley near their home.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Justine Maia Ruszczyk Damond (4 Apr 1977–15 Jul 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 181445671, ; Maintained by Josh Richard (contributor 48962907) Cremated, who reports a Ashes to be returned to Australia..