Entire Virginia group to be at funerals of 3 victims
The entire Virginia football group will attend the funeral service for D’Sean Perry on Saturday in Miami, the very first of 3 funeral services for their departed teammates.The team will also be
at the funeral for Devin Chandler on Sunday in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and the celebration of life service for Lavel Davis Jr. on Wednesday in North Charleston, South Carolina. Perry, Chandler and Davis were shot and killed on a charter bus Nov. 13 after returning house from a class trip. Running back Mike Hollins and a 5th student, Marlee Morgan, were likewise shot, but survived.Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. has actually been charged with three counts of second-degree murder and making use of a gun in the commission of a felony.Prosecutors have actually likewise charged him with 2 counts of destructive wounding and extra gun-related charges connected to shooting Hollins and Morgan. He is being held without bail in a Charlottesville jail. There is a case status hearing arranged for Dec. 8. Virginia was set up to end its season at competing Virginia Tech on Saturday, but
the game was canceled earlier in the week because players wished to attend the funerals of their teammates. Due to the fact that of the tragedy, Virginia chose not to play its last two games of the season.The university held a memorial for all 3 players last Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena, where
over 9,000 were in participation to pay their respects– including the whole group, member of the family, pals and loved ones.