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  1. 1

    Andrea Bearden Quick

    Prayers for her family 🙁

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    Jennifer Barnett Collins

    I really wish you wouldn’t post things like this… it hurts the local family that is already trying to deal with a loss of a loved one.

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    Laura Gaddy

    Oh no! This breaks my heart. People matter; all people, all the time. I hope that anyone else who is suicidal will seek help when their thoughts turn dark. If that’s you, just remember that there are a lot of people who care, people who don’t want this outcome for you.

  4. 4

    Corie Ring

    Prayers for her family!
    I know her sister and they are good people. Don’t be quick to judge. ❤️

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    Jared C. Roddam

    Prayers for the family! She was in my class at HT. I know the family has had more than their share of hardships in the last few years. Please remember to put yourself in this family’s shoes before you throw out a comment. You never know what someone has been through.

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    Amanda Love

    This is someone’s daughter. She has a family. Trussville tribune, I’m disappointed. Where’s the respect?

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    Corina Morgan

    Kathleen’s address listed on id is in Blount Co not Trussville. You guys did not have permission to post this

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    Alexis Gunter

    She didn’t even hang herself you will get a lawsuit slandering her like this

  10. 11

    Corina Morgan

    Alexis her face didn’t have bumps on it yesterday

  11. 13

    Leigh Ann Underwood Wolfe

    Thank you! Prayers lifted for them all.

  12. 14

    Tracie Moore Harrison

    So very sorry to hear this …prayers for the family

  13. 15

    Patricia Sissy Farmer

    Sure is a lot happening in these jails!

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    Patrick Reaves

    The Trussville Tribune did not state anything nasty or disgusting only facts. I am sorry but we can’t filter out what news we report based on whose feelings it may hurt. And again with all due respect we have to keep in mind once incarcerated there is NO expectation of privacy. The public has the right to know how and why this happened, why was there not better supervision? How can this be prevented going forward? Rather than attacking media outlets for doing their jobs and reporting local news you all could look into how you can help the family of this woman combat that jail system in a legal setting. They should sue at every level that failed to prevent this from those on guard duty that should have been patrolling to the ones responsible for watching the camera screens.

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    Corina Morgan

    She didn’t have bumps on her face yesterday

  16. 18

    Patrick Reaves

    What did the Tribune post that was not factual? Again being upset by it does not make it wrong. And when something like this happens in the public jail system, it is public business. There are people to be held accountable.

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    Kem Sims

    You make some good points, however her name and picture did not have to be released at this time. They should have only stated a 25 yr old female, at least until speaking with the family who should determine when her identity should be released. That’s only my opinion. I’m certain had this family been known to The Trussville Tribune it would have been “reported” in more delicate manner, if they reported it at all.

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    Patrick Reaves

    Jessie Odell No just a resident with an opinion same as you.

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    Brittany Colee Kennemur

    Why exactly does the public “need” to know this? You think by a “news” article being shared this will prevent another tragedy? If so, why does her name need to be shared? Let this family grieve. They have been through enough 😞

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    Alexis Gunter

    Picture was from years ago which portrays her as a junkie in fact she was off drugs and going to classes and stuff to get her kid back sec what if she was strangled funny investigation is still going on havnt even done autopsy

  21. 23

    Alexis Gunter

    She was in jail on a warrant from 2015

  22. 24

    Rachael Joyce

    Why is trussville tribune deleting comments and blocking people from commenting?? Ridiculous.

  23. 25

    Sondra Martin

    Prayers for the family. I know a lot of people in Trussville knew this family and will be upset that this happened to Kathleen. Let’s hope that the sadness and anger over her death will be used to make sure others don’t happen. May peace be with you, Kathleen.

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    Jessica Weathers Schaub

    This is so tacky to post this when it’s such a terrible tragedy. This is a good family and they are grieving right now. How sad.

  25. 27

    Corina Morgan

    She doesn’t have a Trussville address. Her address is in Blount Co

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    Sandy Walters Dempsey

    They just pulled an old mug shot. This girl comes from a good family please let them grieve.

  27. 29

    Wendy Melvin

    Praying for the family of this young woman. A family struggling with addiction is always targeted by local media as an immediate headline. This is so tragic and continues to happen too often.

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    Wendy Melvin

    And before you respond Mr Reaves I HAVE been active in my campaign to combat addiction in my community.

  29. 31

    Nikki Fitzgerald

    Troubled soul hope she is at peace.

  30. 32

    Corina Morgan

    You didn’t know my sister so I appreciate any nasty remarks you make you keep to yourself. Let us prepare to bury my sister.

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    Kevin Wilson

    Sue at every level?? Walk among them?? Have you ever been inside the county jail. Every cell don’t have cameras, are going to walk unarmed locked in a block with average 300 inmates a floor. You can not prevent this if somebody want to harm themself and are you speaking for the tribune because it sounds like you are.

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    Jacquelyn Pair Underwood

    Very tacky! Trussville tribune should be ashamed. Prayers for the family. Everyone matters even if you make some bad choices. So sad.

  33. 37

    Martha Waid Giles

    So very tragic. Prayers for this grieving family.

  34. 38

    Kerri Linley

    She was in jail. She has NO rights. Everything is now a matter of public record —- once you get booked in any jail. Period. They don’t have to have permission!!!

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    Corina Morgan

    She isn’t a Trussville resident. That picture is a few yrs old. That’s not her mugshot from the other day. She didn’t go to court yet. Take this down

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    Agerrle Isnowon

    lol are you really trying to say that a news outlet can only publish stories about people who live in some certain place? Like… the Washington Post can only publish articles about residents of Washington D.C.?

  37. 41

    Christine Chapman Morrow

    So Heart breaking! Prayers for this family.

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    Debbie Richardson Conner

    I have a hard time believing these details are anybody’s business. The picture does NOT represent Kathleen in any way, and all it does is cause her family pain and give some people something to talk about that in no way affects them. Her family deserves privacy right now as they grieve the loss of a beloved family member and try to figure out how life will go forward without her. Please be respectful to this good family that I have known for many years.

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    Debby Wilcutt Mclemore

    So sorry corona for the loss of your sister

  40. 44

    Kristie Murray

    WTH is going on with the hangings in jail???? There are monitors that are supposed to be on all cells. This is not acceptable!!!!!

  41. 45

    Kristie Murray

    It’s very disrespectful indeed!! I am very upset about this and my heart goes out to the family.

  42. 46

    Tom Arnold

    This is so disrespectful to the family.

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    Kristie Murray

    Wow Kerry Kerri Linley, you obviously have no soul lady!

  45. 49

    Carrie Thrasher Blackerby

    Is this absolutely necessary to post?? This is about a family in our own community

  46. 50

    Carla Denard Eason

    May God help this family as they grieve
    And may Kathleen Rest In Peace

  47. 51

    Kelli Penque

    This is incredibly insensible. Whether or not she was an inmate, she deserves respect. To my knowledge, she has not inflected harm onto anyone but rather suffered severe mental illness with obvious signs of major depression. This is a tragic result of the state not funding mental health and assuming throwing someone behind bars will fix the individual. This is incredibly sad considering suicide is 100% preventable and she was not given a fighting chance. How dare people say she’s not entitled to basic access to healthcare and rights because she’s in the prison system. How dare you insult an epidemic issue that you have not had to endure yourself. It is not okay to remember her on these terms and utilize her depression as an outlet for you to receive more “likes”. The picture you chose to share of a beautiful, young woman who the state passed along clearly shows your true colors Trussville Tribune.

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    Taylor Hays

    I agree with this so much. Unfortunately they’ve been deleting comments and then banning the people from commenting again. Her family has came out and said this picture is 2 years old and the story is inaccurate. Im so disgusted by this and I think its the last straw for me. I will be unfollowing this page.

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    Virginia McAnnally

    They deleted my comment as well 😒 I completely agree with you Kelli!!

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    David Garrard

    Its disrespectful I agree it should be taken down

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    Susan Pond

    I am glad that the final judge is GOD and only GOD !!! This family is a wonderful and very devastated family right now ! Show some respect ! The Trussville Tribune did what they thought was right . There is a time and place and Facebook is not the right place to argue about this and there will never be a right time for this family ! This was a sad tragedy and people arguing about it is only making it worst ! I love this family and they deserve privacy and respect !!!!!!!!!!

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    Amanda Riddle Crump

    I’m so sorry for your loss.

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    Teresa Trotter Patrick

    Does she have a brother named jeriamah?

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