Lois Oglesby Bio
Lois Oglesby was a mother of two. She was a lovely and humble mother and person.
She was one of the victims of the Ohio shooting. She was a mother of two who had a newborn daughter, a relative said.
Derasha Merrett told the Dayton Daily News that she was a cousin and friend to 27-year-old Lois Oglesby. Merrett says she was up feeding her own newborn early Sunday morning when she learned Oglesby died in the shooting at a popular nightlife area in Dayton.
She remembered Oglesby as a “wonderful mother, a wonderful person.”
Oglesby was among 9 victims and dozens injured in the Sunday morning, which came less than 24 hours after another mass shooting in the U.S.
Lois Oglesby Early Life, Education
Merrett says her cousin was in nursing school and looking forward to a career that would make the most of her love for children.
Lois Oglesby Friend Statement
Oglesby’s friend, Marlene Tillman, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Oglesby was a mother to a newborn baby and an older daughter. Oglesby worked at a daycare and was in nursing school, her friend told the newspaper.
Lois Oglesby Early Life, Career
“We grew up as cousins,” she told the Journal-Constitution. “We grew up in the same church, on the same drill team. She works at my kids’ daycare. We all grew up in this little town. We’re all family. We’re all hurting behind this.”
Dayton Mass Shooting Victims
Dayton Mass Shooting suspect Shooter who killed at least 9 and wounded 30 plus, Connor Betts says it’s working with law enforcement to “provide any and all information we may have to assist them in the response to this horrific act.”
Dayton Mass Shooting Victims Details
All victims who killed in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, have been identified by police. The victims range in age from 22 to 57 and include the suspected Shooter () and his younger sister (Megan K. Betts) and her boyfriend.
“It is a terrible day for Dayton, but I am so grateful for Dayton Police’s fast action,” Mayor Nan Whaley said at a press conference, adding that several others could have been killed or wounded if not for the fast actions of the police.
The victims were identified Sunday afternoon at a press conference:
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Lois L. Oglesby, female, 27
Megan K. Betts, female, 22
Saeed Saleh, male, 38
Derrick R. Fudge, male, 57
Logan M. Turner, male, 30
Nicholas P. Cumer, male, 25
Thomas J. McNichols, male, 25
Beatrice N. Warren-Curtis, female, 36
Monica E. Brickhouse, female, 39
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