Vigil For Murdered Newspaper Employees


June 30, 2018 - 6:40 am

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — More than 1,000 people have streamed through Maryland's capital to honor five people slain in a newspaper office, quietly clutching candles or hoisting #AnnapolisStrong signs.

    Those who gathered Friday night remembered the employees of The Capital newspaper as a crucial piece of their tight-knit community.

    David Marsters worked at the newspaper from 2008 to 2016 and said the outpouring of grief is a testament to the special bond the newspaper has with its readers.

    Killed Thursday were Rob Hiaasen, Gerald Fischman, Wendi Winters, John McNamara and Rebecca Smith.

    Jarrod W. Ramos has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history.


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