Mother of slain Chesterfield teen pleads for Matoaca High School to honor him at graduation

Mother of slain Chesterfield teen pleads for Matoaca High School to honor him at graduation

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Loved ones of a Chesterfield teen who was murdered last year are hoping the school district will honor him at what would have been his high school graduation ceremony this year. Eric Reid was supposed to graduate at the end of the month from Matoaca High School, but was tragically killed last year. Erica Jones, his mother, is now pleading for a cap and gown or a way to remember him. “I got to push through for my other kids, but I still am hurting so bad. It hurts me every day,” Jones said. “I cry every day still.” Jones lost her son, Eric, a week before his 17th birthday. “He was talking about his birthday so much and it just didn’t go that way,” …
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