Christopher Newsom’s former high school will honor his memory with a marble plaque mounted at the baseball field where he used to play. Christopher’s parents accepted the plaque in a ceremony at home plate. It reads “In memory of Chris Newsom. 1983 to 2007. Safe at Home. #14.”
In January, Christopher Newsom and Channon Christian were on a date when they were carjacked and kidnapped. Christopher was murdered and his body burned soon after the carjacking. Christian was kept alive longer and was repeatedly raped. Cleaning fluid was poured into her mouth before she was murdered and thrown in the garbage.
Suspects Eric Boyd, George Thomas, Lemaricus Davidson, Letalvis Cobbins and Vanessa Coleman:
Victims Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom:
None of the suspects have been charged with a hate crime and the major news outlets continue to ignore the story.