NABJ extends condolences to family of three members who died in Atlanta, an apparent murder and suicide

Atlanta, Georgia — Three members of the National Association of Black Journalists died on Thursday in Atlanta, Ga., reports CNN on Friday morning. The mother of the three adults is suspected of fatally shooting the two others, her adult children, and then killing herself, a police spokesman said.

Marsha Edwards, 58; Erin Edwards, 20; and Christopher Edwards Jr., 24, were found inside their Atlanta home Wednesday, the Cobb County Police reported.

“NABJ extends its condolences, prayers and thoughts to the family, friends and colleagues of Marsha Edwards, Christopher Edwards II and Erin Edwards,” the organization said in a statement reported by CNN.

It was reported that Chris Edwards took part in the NABJ conference in Miami this month and attended CNN’s producer training and recruiting workshop at the event.

Erin Edwards, a student at Boston University, spent a summer as an intern at NBC. Chris Edwards worked as the digital content manager for the City of Atlanta’s Executive Office of Entertainment, according to CNN affiliate WSB.

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