While Bianca Devins' family continues to mourn her death, her grieving stepmother asks the public not to share photos about the murder of teenagers online.
On Monday, just one day after Devin was reportedly stabbed to death by a man She met on Instagram, who then posted pictures of her body on social media. Kaleigh Nicole expressed her outrage on Facebook.
"It is absolutely disgusting that people show pictures of Bianca's tragic death [sic]! ! WTF is not right with you guys !! ?? "Nicole wrote.
"I saw the pictures. I'll have those pictures in my head forever when I think about them. If I close my eyes, these pictures will chase me, "she added.
Nicole continued, "How about we take a little consideration of her mother, sister, stepsisters and brother, stepmother and stepfather, her grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews [sic] and their friends. How about we think a little bit about YOU !!! "
Nicole further stated that it is especially difficult for Devin's love to see the pictures.
"Imagine that you are sitting there, disbelievingly and praying to God That this is all a mistake and that your baby walks through the door at any moment. Now imagine, you see these pictures and have everything in you. Imagine, you could not even scream and scream or cry because your soul was just broken.
Nicole asks social media users to report the photos and instead "what a beautiful young woman she was. "
" Bianca was a lot for so many people. She was young and beautiful and full of life [sic]"wrote Nicole.
She said that Bianca had overcome many obstacles before her shocking death.
"She had gone through hell and back and had overcome her own thoughts of illness and she won. She got better. Fight everyday, "added Nicole.
"She was happy. She had just graduated. She wanted to continue her education so that she could help people like her who nobody else wanted to help. She was so loved and it breaks her heart when she does not realize how beloved she is, "Nicole continued.
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Nicole's message comes after Devin's sister Olivia drops the victim in an Instagram post.
"I hate knowing you will never return home," she wrote. "You were the best sister you could wish for, thank you for always being there for me, thank you for being the best sister I can imagine."
In a statement by a publicist Devins & # 39; s family as a "talented artist, a loving sister, daughter and cousin, and a wonderful young girl." She looks down at us as she joins her cat Belle in the sky She will always be remembered as our princess. "
The tragedy fed the hashtag #RIPBianca and sparked online indignation over the images shown and shared on Discord, Instagram, and other social media platforms
Early Sunday, The suspect Brandon Clark made an emergency call and then stabbed the neck as police officers attacked him after he hit his body who was lying on a dead-end street under a green tarpaulin in front of a parked SUV. In Utica, New York, the police claim.
As the officers watched, 21-year-old Clark pulled out a cell phone and "took self-pics while lying on the deceased woman."
The authorities disarmed Clark and after a fight took him into custody and to a hospital where, according to the Utica police, he underwent emergency surgery for "serious" injuries that he was expected to survive.
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Bianca Devins / Instagram
Clark was charged with second-degree murder. The police reported that he had made "incriminating statements regarding the murder" in his emergency call.
Police were alerted on Sunday at around 7:20 am by numerous phone calls to the Oneida County Dispatch, "to let them know that it was a male person posted on a social media site that he had According to a press release from Utica police,
In his own emergency call, the man pointed out [to] that he would harm himself. "
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The police tracked this call to dead end near Poe Street A forest in which the first incoming officer encounters the black The man began stabbing the neck with a knife as the policeman approached, then got up and slid over a g green tarpaulin at some distance.
The investigators later learned that the two met Instagram two months ago and developed a "personal intimate" relationship, spending time together and getting to know each other's families.
Prior to the murder, the two of them drove together to New York City for a concert on Saturday to return to Utica sometime after 10pm after "some sort of argument," police said.
In Utica, this dispute escalated in the early hours of Sunday when the vehicle parked at the location on Poe Street, "until the male produced a large knife with a black handle and used Dies to inflict the injuries that [Devins’] death led. "Statement of the police.
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"I'm sorry, Bianca," read the caption that accompanied a deleted photo of Devin's & # 39; Body, posted on Clark's Instagram account Sunday, The New York Times .
On Monday afternoon, Instagram removed Clark's account, but not until his profile was updated to "10/06/1997" – 7/14/19. I just know that I have no pain now.
A lawyer who may speak in Clark's name was not immediately identified.