The next assertion could be attributed to Keith and Terri Edmonds, mother and father of Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells:
“The outpouring of care and help has bolstered our spirits and crammed our hearts throughout probably the most tough time possible, however we ask that you simply proceed to please give us time to mourn our loss as a household.
“We perceive the influence that dropping Dominique has had on everybody right here in Pennsylvania, throughout the nation, and around the globe. Our final targets are to make sure that no household experiences what we’re experiencing now, and to assist create a world the place trans individuals – particularly Black trans ladies – have entry to security.
“Dominique’s life is a lightweight that has not been dimmed. As a substitute, a fireplace has been ignited and we wish to make it possible for we heal and maintain ourselves as a household in order that this hearth stays lit.
Please respect our privateness throughout this time.”