"What Would His Life Look Like?"; Families Remember Local Crime - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports

"What Would His Life Look Like?"; Families Remember Local Crime Victims

Posted: Updated:

Crime victims and survivors are honored with a Day of Remembrance.

A tribute featuring pictures of those lost to a violent crime were played on screens as families shared their grief with each other.

It took place Tuesday night at Buddy LaFortune Community Center, 5202 s. Hudson Ave.. in Tulsa's LaFortune Park.

"This annual ceremony pays tribute to the victims, offers support to their survivors and expresses the collective sorrow of our community for the loss of each person as a result of violent crime," said District Attorney Tim Harris. "It is important that we remember the victims, and tell their stories after the headlines fade," Harris added.

That includes Debbie Henry who was at the ceremony remembering her son Scott Bolton. He was beaten to death outside a downtown parking garage in 2004.

The nine years that have passed have left her wondering about what could have been.

"It makes you wonder where would Scott be, what would his life look like," asks Henry. "Where would he work? I mean, these things are the same for every family member that loses somebody. Where would they be now?"

The families also planted flowers in memory of lost loved ones.

  • NewsMore>>

  • The Face Of Meth

    The Face Of Meth

    The Face Of MethMore >>

    Channel 8 takes a closer look at a drug that's wreaking havoc on our community: Meth. We talked to experts in the field including undercover agents, medical administrators, dentists, and several recovering Meth addicts to learn more about this growing problem.


    More >>
  • Motorcycle Event To Boost Local Economy

    Motorcycle Event To Boost Local Economy

    Bikers from across the country are making their way into Tulsa for the 37th National Bikers Roundup. This is the first time the event has come to Green Country and it's being held at the Osage Tulsa Raceway Park. Organizers predict the event could generate up to $5 million for our economy.Biker Larry Harris, also known as Wolf Man, is part of the zodiac motorcycle club in kansas city, Missouri. He said the National Bikers Roundup is an event he refuses to miss."This event means we get a chanc...More >>
    Bikers from across the country are making their way into Tulsa for the 37th National Bikers Roundup. This is the first time the event has come to Green Country and it's being held at the Osage Tulsa Raceway Park. Organizers predict the event could generate up to $5 million for our economy.Biker Larry Harris, also known as Wolf Man, is part of the zodiac motorcycle club in kansas city, Missouri. He said the National Bikers Roundup is an event he refuses to miss."This event means we get a chanc...More >>
  • UPDATE: Joe Mixon Held Out Of Football Activities

    UPDATE: Joe Mixon Held Out Of Football Activities

    The freshman running back has not been arrested by the Norman Police Department.More >>
    The freshman running back has not been arrested by the Norman Police Department.
    More >>

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow

P.O. Box 8 Tulsa, OK 74101-0008

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTUL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.