February 24, 2017

Javier Flores - a victim in Houston, Texas

Javier Flores
Javier Flores, age 18, died on February 22, 2017, at a hospital in Houston, Texas. 

Javier and his mother were both working at a sandwich shop in southeast Houston. 

It was around 8:00 p.m. when two thieves rushed in and pointed a gun at the woman. Javier attempted to push his mother out of the way. He was shot. 

Javier was rushed to a local hospital where, tragically, he was pronounced deceased.

It is believed that the thieves fled with no money from the attempted robbery. 

One of the suspects is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years old, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, dark in complexion and wearing a dark blue hoodie with black pants. The second suspect is described as a black male about 17 years old, wearing a light blue hoodie and dark pants as well.  They fled the scene in a 4-door, gold colored sedan. 

Anyone with information that may lead to an arrest or charges should call Houston
Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Angels of God, pray for Javier
and for those who have lost him.

A funding site has been set up to help the family with expenses. 

Javier was a junior at Cesar Chavez High School. 

To the thieves who killed Javier, we ask this question: What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?

Javier's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was a good kid who was just starting out in life. He tried to do the right thing. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Javier is survived by many loving friends and family members including his parents.

Pray for justice for Javier. 

Pray for all who go to work and who die because of it.

God save us from the thieves. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Javier is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

Lucas Chellew - Fatality - California Highway Patrol

Officer Lucas Chellew, age 31, died in the line of duty on February 22, 2017, at a hospital in Sacramento, California. 
Lucas Chellew

Officer Chellew was a member of the California Highway Patrol. He was assigned to the South Sacramento Area Office. He had 7 years of service. 

In the late afternoon, Lucas was on motorcycle patrol and was pursuing another motorcycle when he crashed near a city intersection in south Sacramento. 

Lucas was rushed to a local hospital where, tragically, he succumbed to his injuries. 

The man who was being pursued fled the scene. Alberto Quiroz, age 26, of Sacramento, was later arrested and charged with felony evading, felony vehicle theft, possession of a stolen vehicle and felony resisting arrest.

Lucas was a U.S. Army veteran with five years of service.  He then graduated from the California Highway Patrol Academy in May of 2009. Lucas' father is a retired California Highway Patrol Officer. Lucas' sister is currently a California Highway Patrol Officer. 

Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Lucas and
for those who have lost him.
The members of the California Highway Patrol are in mourning over the death of their brother. Lucas was a dedicated and professional officer. He will be forever remembered.

Lucas' loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Lucas is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his parents, his sister, his wife and his two young children. 

Thank you for your service to America and to the community, Lucas. 

Pray for all who die by misadventure. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye. 

Pray that Lucas is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 22, 2017

Brian Odiorne - U.S. Army Fatality - Iraq

Pfc. Brian. P. Odiorne, age 21, of Ware, Massachusetts died on February 20, 2017, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. 
Brian Odiorne

Pfc. Odiorne was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood,Texas.

Brian died in a non-combat related incident which is under investigation. 

Brian was serving in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, which is the U.S. Military operation against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Brian graduated from Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School in Palmer, Massachusetts in 2014. He was a well-known football player while in high school. He joined the Army in October of 2015 as a cannon crewmember. He had been assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division since May of 2016.

Brian's awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and 
Angels of God, pray for Brian and for those
who have lost him. 
Army Service Medal. He will be posthumously awarded the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal and Overseas Service Ribbon. 


Brian's military comrades are in mourning over the death of their young brother. He will be forever remembered.

Brian's loved ones are devastated over his tragic death. He was a caring man who was kind in spirit. He was just starting out in life. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Brian is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to America, Brian. 

Pray, without ceasing, unto God for an end to all War. It is enough.

Pray for all who die young. They barely had a chance to live. 

Pray that Brian is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 21, 2017

Keith Boyer - Police Officer Fatality - Whittier, California

Keith Boyer
Police Officer Keith Boyer, age 53, died in the line of duty on February 20, 2017, at a hospital in Whittier, California.

Officer Boyer was a member of the Whittier Police Department. He had 28 years of service.

At about 8:00 a.m., Keith and another officer were investigating a motor vehicle accident near a city intersection. The vehicle that caused the crash was being driven by a gang member who had committed a murder just hours earlier. He was also on parole.

Keith was attempting to pat down the male driver when the man pulled a handgun from his waistband and started shooting. Keith was shot and a second officer was wounded. The officers returned fire and wounded the suspect who is in custody.

Keith was rushed to a local hospital where, tragically, he succumbed to his injuries.

Keith's was also a musician.  He was planning on retiring in the near future.

The members of the Whittier Police Department are in mourning over the death of
Michael, Patron Saint of the Police, pray for
Keith and for those who have lost him. 
their brother. Keith was a dedicated officer and had a positive attitude. He will be forever remembered.

Keith's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Keith is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his parents and his three adult children.

Thank you for your service to the community, Keith.


Pray for justice for Keith.

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Keith is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 13, 2017

Reagan Tokes - a Victim in Ohio

Reagan Tokes, age 21, died on February 9, 2017, in or near Grove City, Ohio. 

Reagan Tokes
Tragically and inexplicably, Reagan was murdered. 

Reagan had left work at a Columbus bar before 10 p.m. on February 8th and was reported missing on February 9th. Her body was found on February 9th at a park in Grove City, Ohio which is about 10 miles from Columbus.

Brian Lee Golsby, age 29, has been charged in connection with Reagan's death. He has a lengthy criminal history.  At this time it is believed that he had no known connection to Reagan. 

A funding site has been set up in Reagan's memory for a scholarship fund to give hard working high school students a chance to attend college. 

Reagan was a senior student studying psychology at Ohio State University. She was
Angels of God, pray for Reagan and
for those who have lost her.
scheduled to graduate in the Spring of 2017. She also worked at a bar in Columbus. Her co-workers have stated that Reagan will forever remain in their hearts and that they love her. 

Reagan's loved ones are devastated over her sudden and tragic death. She was a vibrant, loving young woman who embraced life. She was kind and generous in spirit. She did her best. She will be forever mourned.

Reagan is survived by many loving friends and family members including her parents, Toby and Lisa; and her sister Makenzie Rae.

Pray for justice for Reagan. 

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Reagan is in Heaven. Pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 8, 2017

Ryan Moyer - Firefighter - Waldo, Wisconsin

Ryan Moyer
Firefighter Ryan Moyer, age 31, died on February 4, 2017, on a roadway in Lyndon, Wisconsin.

Firefighter Moyer was a volunteer member of the Waldo Fire Department. He had five years of service.

Waldo is a village in Sheboygan County with a population of just over 500. It is part of the Sheboygan Metropolitan Statistical Area.

In the afternoon, Ryan was driving two other volunteer firefighters in his own vehicle, putting up posters and collecting donations for a fire department fundraiser. Ryan's vehicle crashed for unknown reasons.  The accident is being investigated.  

Tragically, Ryan succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. The two other firefighters did not suffer life threatening injuries. 

Florian, Patron Saint of
Firefighters, pray for Ryan
and for those who have lost him.
Ryan was a State Certified firefighter who attended many training opportunities including National Fire Academy classes. In 2014, Ryan won the Firefighter of the Year award at the Waldo Fire Department. 

Friends describe Ryan as a man with a kind spirit who did a lot for the community. 

Donations to help the family with expenses can be made to the Ryan Moyer Memorial Fund in person at the Waldo State Bank or you can mail them to P.O. Box 8 in Waldo, Wisconsin, 53093.

The members of the Waldo Fire Department are in mourning over the death of their young brother. Ryan was known for his hard work and for his energy put toward fundraising, remodeling the fire station and generally being helpful in any way he could. Ryan will be forever remembered.

Ryan's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. Ryan was loving and was loved in return. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Ryan is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his parents, his brother, his wife and his young son.

Thank you for your service to the community, Ryan. 

Pray for all who die by misadventure. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray that Ryan is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 6, 2017

Greg Meagher - Sheriff's Deputy Fatality - Georgia

Sergeant Greg Meagher, age 57, died in the line of duty on February 5, 2017, at a hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

Greg Meagher
Sergeant Meagher was a member of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, based in Augusta. He had 33 years of service.

During the afternoon, Greg and three other deputies were called out to a medical facility in Augusta. A woman was unconscious inside the building. Once inside, Greg and the deputies were overcome by chemical fumes and were pulled outside by fire department personnel.

Greg was rushed to a local hospital where, tragically, he passed away.

The three other deputies were treated for exposure to toxic fumes and survived the incident.

In 2004, Greg had been shot in the face while assigned to a federal narcotics task force.

Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Greg and
for those who have lost him.
The members of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office are in mourning over the death of their brother. Greg will be forever remembered.

Greg's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Greg is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to the community, Greg.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray for all who die while coming to the aid of strangers in distress. They are the true heroes of the modern era.

Pray that Greg is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 3, 2017

Steven Floyd - Corrections Officer Fatality - Smyrna, Delaware

Steven Floyd
Sergeant Steven Floyd, age 47, died in the line of duty on or before February 2, 2017, at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware.

Sergeant Floyd was a member of the Delaware Department of Corrections. He had 16 years of service.

After 10:00 a.m., on February 1, 2017, a riot broke out in one building of the correctional center. A lengthy hostage situation ensued in which Steven and three other prison employees were taken prisoner by the inmates.

At about 5:00 a.m. on February 2, 2017, a tactical response team stormed the building and, tragically, found Steven deceased.

The other prison employees were rescued. They did not sustain life-threatening injuries.  

Over 100 inmates involved in the riot remain in custody pending an investigation. All are suspects in Steven's death. 
Adrian of Nicomedia, Patron
Saint of Prison Guards,
pray for Steven and for
those who have lost him. 

Friends describe Steven as a loving husband, father and an adoring grandfather.

The members of the Delaware Department of Corrections are in mourning over the death of their brother. Steven was a professional who was well liked and well respected by his comrades. He will be forever remembered. 

Steven's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was loving and he was loved in return. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Steven is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife. 

Thank you for your service to Delaware, Steven. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Steven is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 2, 2017

Eric Mumaw - Police Officer Fatality - Nashville, Tennessee

Police Officer Eric Mumaw, age 44, died in the line of duty on February 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. 
Eric Mumaw

Officer Mumaw was a member of the Metro Nashville Police Department. He had 18 years of service. 

After 4:00 a.m., Eric and another officer responded to a call that a 40 year old woman in a vehicle was contemplating suicide. The officers located the woman in the vehicle and as they were trying to talk to her the vehicle rolled down a boat ramp and into the Cumberland River. 

Both officers attempted to pull the woman out of the car. Eric was pulled into the river's current.  

Attempts to reach Eric failed because the water was just too cold. 

Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Eric and
for those who have lost him.
Tragically, Eric died from drowning.

The suicidal woman escaped from the vehicle and got to shore where she was later found to be intoxicated. She may be charged in connection with Eric's death.

Eric had received the Police Department's Exemplary Service Award in 2003 and a lifesaving award in 2011. 

The Metro Nashville Police Department is in mourning over the death of their brother. Eric was always smiling and joking. He was well-liked and well-respected by his comrades. He was a good friend and a good officer who was dedicated to his job and to his community. He will be forever remembered.

Eric's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Eric is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to the community, Eric. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray for all who die while coming to the aid of strangers in distress.  They are the true heroes of the modern era.

Pray that Eric is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 1, 2017

Karen Simek - A victim in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Karen Simek
Karen Simek, age 53, died on January 31, 2017, at a food company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

At about 6:00 a.m., Karen was entering her place of employment located on the south side of Milwaukee. Karen had been employed at this company for over 11 years.

For no apparent reason, she was shot after she parked her car and as she entered the building. Co-workers pulled her inside but, tragically, she died of her injuries, at the scene.

Karen had a degree in Home Economics from Mount Mary University and worked as a food technologist. In her free time, she enjoyed needlework, bike riding, hiking, and spending time with her family. Karen enjoyed travelling with her husband in the U.S. and Canada. She supported the Girl Scouts of America and the Guide Dogs for the Blind organization.

The motive for the shooting is unknown. It may have been as a result of some sort of fouled up robbery attempt by an unknown man or men.

If you have any information about this crime, you are urged to call the Milwaukee
Light a candle for Karen. Light her way to Heaven.
Police Tip Line at (414) 933-4444. The call will be anonymous.

If the killer of Karen was a thief, we ask him this question: What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?

Karen's co-workers are in mourning over her death. Karen was a highly valued and well liked member of the company. She will be forever remembered.

Karen's loved ones are devastated over her sudden and tragic death. She did her best. She will be forever mourned.

Karen is survived by many loving friends and family members including her mother, Marie; her siblings Kathy, Michael, Robert and Mary; and her husband, Kevin.

Pray for justice for Karen.

God save us from the thieves and the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Karen is in Heaven. Pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 31, 2017

William Ryan Owens - U.S. Navy Fatality - Yemen

William Ryan Owens
Chief Special Warfare Operator William "Ryan" Owens, age 36, of Peoria, Illinois, died in the line of duty on January 28, 2017, in Yemen.

Chief Special Warfare Operator Owens was a U.S. Navy sailor who was assigned to an East Coast based Special Warfare Unit. He was working in support of U.S. Central Command Operations.

Al-Qaeda is attempting to seize territory during the chaos of the Yemeni civil war.

Ryan was involved in a raid and firefight against an Al-Qaeda unit when he was wounded. Tragically, he passed away due to his injuries.

Ryan joined the Navy in 1998 and received his special warfare training in Coronado,
Angels of God, pray for Ryan and for those
who have lost him. 
California. During his years of service, Ryan earned numerous awards and decorations, including two bronze stars with a combat “V” for valor and heroic service.

Ryan's Navy comrades are in mourning over the death of their brother. Officials stated that Ryan was an exceptional Navy Seal, who was highly respected by his peers. He served silently, nobly and bravely during all of his assignments. He was a patriot and a hero. He will be forever remembered.

Ryan's loved ones are devastated over his tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Ryan is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to America, Ryan.

Pray, without ceasing, unto God for an end to all War. It is enough.

Pray that Ryan is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 25, 2017

David Fahey - Police Officer Fatality - Cleveland, Ohio

David Fahey
Police Officer David Fahey, age 39, died in the line of duty on January 24, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Officer Fahey was a member of the Cleveland Police Department. He worked with the First District. He had 2 years and 6 months of service.

At about 6:00 a.m., David was assisting at the scene of a traffic accident on a highway in a suburban area of Cleveland. He was placing road flares on the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle.

The driver fled the scene but was apprehended later that day. Israel Alvarez, age 44, has been charged with vehicular homicide.

David was rushed to a local hospital, where, tragically, he passed away from his injuries.

David was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He comes from a family of law enforcement officers. 

The Cleveland Police Department is in mourning over the death of their brother. David
Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for David and for
those who have lost him. 
was one of the good guys. He tried to make a difference. He will be forever remembered.

David's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He loved life and had a kind spirit. He really wanted to help others. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

David is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to America and to the community, David. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for justice for David.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

God save us from those who strike us down on the road and then run away like wolves. Amen.

Pray that David is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 20, 2017

Michael Louviere - Police Officer Fatality - Louisiana

Michael Louviere
Police Officer Michael Louviere, age 26, died on January 20, 2017, on a street in Marrero, Louisiana.

Officer Louviere was a member of the Westwego Police Department. He had 18 months of service.

Westwego has a population of just over 8,500 and is a suburb of New Orleans.

At about 6:30 a.m., Michael was off duty and was driving home when he came across what seemed to be a crash scene on the roadway in Marrero. Michael was in uniform. 

The situation was the result of a domestic violence incident. A woman was injured in a vehicle and Michael was attempting to help her. A male approached Michael from behind and shot him in the back of the head.

Tragically, both Michael and the woman died at the scene.

The shooter fled the scene. The authorities are looking for Sylvester Holt, age 32, who was romantically involved with the woman. This man has a history of violence directed towards women and has had several protective orders filed against him in the past.  

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the Westwego Police Department at 504-341-5428 or call your local police department. 

Michael was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who had served in Afghanistan. 
Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Michael
Louviere and for those
who have lost him. 

The members of the Westwego Police Department are in mourning over the death of their young brother. Michael was a well-liked and well-respected member of his Department. He was one of the good guys. He will be forever remembered.

Michael's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was a caring man, a family man and a man of faith. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Michael is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife and young daughter and son.

Thank you for your service to America and to the community, Michael. 

Pray for all who reach out to help those in danger and who die because of it.

Only the lowest of snakes shoots a man in the head from behind.  

Pray for justice for Michael. 

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Michael is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.