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Veronica Lewis son Korey Parker was murdered last summer, but the case remains unsolved

(Photo/Sophia Allison)

(Photo/Sophia Allison)
Veronica Lewis, mother of slain, 27-year-old Korey Parker, talks about his life, passions and the events leading up to and after his death. She also explains how police hardly returned her calls after his death.

On a warm, sunny April afternoon, Veronica Lewis stands and stares at the spot where her 27-year-old son was murdered last year.“I know Korey isn’t the only one to be killed in Chicago,” she says. “But I just want answers to my questions.”

Korey Parker was murdered July 4th last year. He had spent the day barbequeing with his family. Veronica Lewis remembers she was settling in to watch a movie at the end of the day when she heard someone scream her son’s nickname: “C.O. got shot!”

This story from our investigative series on the forgotten dead in Chicago is available via Veronica Lewis son Korey Parker was murdered last summer, but the case remains unsolved and Lewis says Chicago police have not been very responsive to her calls | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago.

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