Tuesday, January 4, 2011

First Responders Homicide PrayerWalk today, Tuesday, January 4th 5:15-5:45 PM just SE of 72nd & L

 This will be a special focus PrayerWalk on Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence in partnership with the YWCA.

Media Reports: 35-year-old Rita Eckhout of Omaha was murdered and 47-year-old Mitchel Hadan wounded Saturday night in an apparent murder, attempted suicide shooting inside a car stopped on the eastbound ramp onto L Street from 72nd Street around 5:40 pm.

The two have a three year old son together and according to family had a rocky relationship over the last few years. I the past Mitch Hadan has been a "Crime Stoppers Most Wanted," and last November was wanted on several felony warrants for burglary. Hadan was also arrested last year for domestic violence assault, where he allegedly held his wife against her will for several days, assaulting her and threatening her with a knife.

At 5:15 we will meet in the parking lot of Lamb of God Lutheran Church which is just South of the eastbound ramp onto “L” Street from 72nd. Enter business entrance off of 72th Street about a block south of “L”. Forecast temp is 30…Dress Warm…especially your feet!

Please Note: First Responder PrayerWalks are not “prayer-vigils” on behalf of the family but a community response to violence. Family members are invited if we have contact info, and our team reaches out to care and minister to them as Jesus would.

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