Family of Murdered Tayshana Murphy Reveal Contradictions in Why She Died, Funeral Details Included
Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy’s relatives invited the families and friends of two suspects in her murder to a public meeting Thursday intended to prevent further gun violence.
“We are going to call Manhattanville and tell them the war must stop,” said Jackie Rowe Adams, a friend of the family.
“There was so much blood. We were sure there was no saving her,” said Murphy’s sister Tanasia Williams, who ran to her sister minutes after she was shot. “Her eyes were wide open … My baby died with her eyes open,” she said, her voice breaking with emotion.