The Filipino American community is calling for justice after Frances Lucero, a mother of two, was killed in Daly City, California.
Police say the 27-year-old was shot and killed in front of her children (ages 3 and 4) on Monday, March 6. They arrested her partner Romier Narag shortly after the incident, FOX 2 reports.
According to ABS CBN News, the Filipino American community in South San Francisco gathered Friday, March 17, to honor Lucero. Friends and family members shared photos and memories.
Daly City Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo and Filipino community organizations attended the gathering to support Lucero’s loved ones. They called for justice and for solutions to address domestic violence against women.
A GoFundMe has been set up to cover the cost of funeral services. As of today, March 19, it has raised over $44,000.
“We are devastated by Frances’ unexpected loss and were not prepared for the high cost of a funeral service. We want to give Frances the memorial she truly deserves, honor her memory and say our last goodbyes,” a post on the page reads.
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