Friday 15th December 2017,


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Fourth Asian American Identified in Oakland Warehouse Fire

posted by Randall

Jennifer Morris

Jennifer Morris

This is the kind of update we’d rather not do.
Rafu Shimpo has identified a fourth Asian American victim in the Oakland warehouse fire.
Jennifer Akiko Morris,21, is from Foster City south of San Francisco. She was a junior at U.C. Berkeley and attended the concert at the Ghost Ship Warehouse with her roommate, Vanessa Plotkin, who also died. Morris also attended U.C. Santa Cruz and is a graduate of San Mateo High
“With broken hearts, our family received the news that our daughter Jenny Morris, who was listed as missing at the Oakland warehouse fire, has been identified,” they wrote in a Facebook group called “We Love You, Jenny Morris.”. “This is devastating as Jenny was such a beautiful, intelligent, creative, caring and sincere young lady with a bright future ahead of her.
RELATED STORY: Three Asian Americans among the Dead in Oakland Warehouse Fire


During a memorial at U.C. Berkeley for five of their students who died in the fire, Jennifer’s father Michael Morris said “There’s a part of our hearts missing today.”
Jennifer is also survived by her mother Toshiko, and brother, Christopher.
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