Friday, September 18, 2015

Please help with Amy Prentiss's funeral

"A GoFundMe account has been set up to help with funeral expenses for the family of Amy Prentiss, a Gautier woman shot and killed by her live-in boyfriend, Delta State University Professor Shawn Lamb, the night before he drove to the university 300 miles away and is suspected in the fatal shooting of fellow professor Ethan Schmidt on Monday.

The account is in the name of Abigail O'Steen, Prentiss' only child, to help her cover the costs of funeral arrangements and financial affairs related to her late mom.

The goal is to raise $4,000. As of Friday morning, $175 had been donated.To access the GoFundMe account, log on to"   (Sun-Herald)


Get It Right said...

Aside from the appeal, why do you say the shooter killed this woman but only report he is 'suspected' of killing his co-worker? It's well documented by several law enforcement agencies that he killed them both.

Kingfish said...

That is what the Sun-Herald published.

Anonymous said...

Thx for posting this.

Anonymous said...

Hey, 'Get It Right' @ 9:42 AM. Get lost!

Anonymous said...

Get it wong 942:

You forgot the link to your blog. It must be really a great blog. We need to stop by to piss and moan. Just let us know where you hid it.

Anonymous said...

It was a legitimate question. Seems fair to ask why one is certain and the other is 'suspected' or alleged. Had the Jacksnort Daily or Northside Sun printed the same thing, Kingfish and some of you yodelers would be all over it.

Anonymous said...

I think it is because he admitted to police he killed her. I do not believe he admitted he killed the professor.

Anonymous said...

I am going to donate $25 just in gratitude. It could happen to any of our children. Who would have thought a college professor would do this to your child? Of course, Madison had a college professor murdered last year.

Mom said...

Copied and pasted your link and Go Fund Me denied such an account.

Operator Error said...

Nope, it is there. Up to $1100.

de la Verde said...

His family should volunteer to cover it.

Anonymous said...

Who would have thought a college professor would do this to your child? Of course, Madison had a college professor murdered last year.

By a punk, thug from Jacktown, as I recall.

Anonymous said...

Why should his family cover it? He was responsible for his own actions.

Anonymous said...

Pretty interesting information if you are interested. Daughter didn't like Lamb.

Crossfire Hurricane said...

Not that his family is responsible, but they were quick to fabricate a story about him accidentally shooting both the live-in and the co-worker. They claimed he told them this is a telephone call before he shot himself.

Then there's the 'spider bite'.........

Anonymous said...

His family will cover it. It's called a wrongful death lawsuit.

Anonymous said...

What family? He was in his 40s, divorced with a young child or children if I remember right. I don't see anyone being responsible or liable for his actions but himself.

Good Hands.... said...

What about his homeowner's insurance?

TaxAtty said...

His family is not liable in a wrongful death lawsuit. His estate can be sued but there are likely minimal assets in it.

John Dough said...

This is why they sell life insurance and burial insurance - so your family won't have to beg for money.

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