The mother of Atatiana Jefferson, a Texas woman, fatally shot by a police officer has died in the house where her daughter was killed, an attorney for the family said.
Yolanda passed away, but the cause of her death is unknown at this time. Her passing comes just two months after the death of Jefferson's father, Marquis Jefferson.
His death came just two weeks after burying her.
Marquis Jefferson passed away from heart complications and cardiac arrest in November.
"I can only sum it up as a broken heart," family spokesman Bruce Carter said. "He had to go through so much just to get through the services as a father, and continually doing good to make sure that who he was in their relationship was something he could honor." Carter said Jefferson's "body just couldn't take what it had to endure."
Officers showed up to Jefferson's house around 2:25 a.m. after a concerned neighbor noticed her doors were open in the middle of the night. The neighbor said that he was worried because he knew Jefferson was at home with her 8-year-old nephew. Fifteen minutes after he placed the call, he said that officers stormed Jefferson's home.
The bodycam footage shows two officers using flashlights to check the perimeter of the house, inspecting two doors that are open with closed screen doors. One officer then allegedly saw a figure through a dark window and moves his body to the left, he then shouts through the window with his gun drawn. He then fires a single shot through the window into the dark room.