LeBron James mourned his buddy Brandon Weems’ sister Ericka, 37, who was murdered in Ohio over the weekend, on Twitter, and requested the general public for ‘solutions’. Listed here are 5 issues you need to learn about her.
LeBron James, 35, took to Twitter on Nov. 4 to ask his followers for assist with “solutions” regarding the homicide of his shut buddy Brandon Weems‘ sister Ericka Weems, 37, in Akron, Ohio “over the weekend.” The L.A. Lakers participant referred to Brandon as his “brother” within the tweet and pleaded for town to seek out out who dedicated the crime.
“AKRON OHIO!! My brother’s sister was murdered this previous weekend in her house! My brother household want solutions to why and by whom. My metropolis I want y’all to go to work and discover out who did this terrible, shameful, disgusting factor to such a caring, loving angel! #Justice4EricaWeems,” LeBron’s tweet learn.
AKRON OHIO!! My brother’s sister was murdered this previous weekend in her house! My brother household want solutions to why and by whom. My metropolis I want y’all to go to work and discover out who did this terrible, shameful, disgusting factor to such a caring, loving angel! #Justice4EricaWeems❤️💔
— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 4, 2020
Shortly after LeBron’s public plea made headlines, a spokesperson for the Summit County Medical Examiner confirmed there was a “murder” and the sufferer was Ericka, in an EXCLUSIVE remark to HollywoodLife. “After the household made a welfare examine after not answering her cellphone the physique was found and police had been known as,” the spokesperson mentioned. “The sufferer died from a gunshot wound to the top. It was a murder.”
Listed here are 5 issues you need to learn about Ericka, her connection to LeBron, and the tragic scenario leading to her dying.
1.) Her physique was reportedly discovered on Nov. 3. Members of the family discovered Ericka’s physique in a bed room inside her house on the west aspect of Akron at round 3 p.m., in accordance with News 5 Cleveland. On the time the physique was discovered, police had been reportedly nonetheless searching for leads within the dominated murder.
2.) Ericka’s family members reportedly described her as “loving and caring” after her dying. “She simply liked and cared about all people. She had the largest coronary heart,” her brother, Brandon, who will be seen in an Instagram pic together with her and their different sister, Shermaine Weems-Reed beneath, reportedly informed Information 5 Cleveland. “I’m going to overlook her dearly.”
“They only stripped our complete world within the blink of a watch,” Shermaine additionally reportedly informed the outlet.
3.) Her brother, Brandon, has been a “lifelong buddy” of LeBron’s. After Brandon was promoted to director of scouting for LeBron’s former NBA staff, the Cleveland Cavaliers in July 2017, CavaliersNation.com reported that the 2 have had a “lifelong friendship.” Brandon’s official Instagram account can also be crammed with pics of himself hanging out with the athlete frequently, such because the 2018 pic beneath.
4.) She gave the impression to be celebrating her thirty seventh birthday in her final Instagram publish. In a video clip that was posted to an account seemingly belonging to Ericka on Oct. 25, she will be seen sporting a face masks whereas exterior below falling snow. She labeled her location as Denver, Colorado and captioned the publish with, “Positively one of many 🐐 birthdays!! #37 😍🥰😭”
5.) Only one month earlier than her dying, she handed a Carry a Hid Weapon Licensing (CCW) class, in accordance with Instagram. “My scary self handed my CCW class yall! Be sure to e book with Mark Wooldridge/ Final Safety and Safety Company! 💪🏽❤️,” she wrote on Oct. 2, alongside two pics that confirmed her sporting a plastic eye protect, noise-cancelling headphones for taking pictures, and a face masks, which will be seen beneath.
HollywoodLife has reached out to LeBron’s reps and the Akron Police Division in regards to the tragic dying of Ericka however are nonetheless ready for a response.