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Jenna Newcomb Obituary, Motorcycle run benefit Saturday for Rockford murder victim

Jenna Newcomb Obituary, – A memorial fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, June 15th to support the family of 15-year-old Jenna Newcomb, who tragically lost her life during a spree killing in Rockford back in March.

The event, titled “Poker Run and Benefit,” will kick off with a motorcycle run starting from the Mill Saloon on 9032 N 2nd Street at 10 a.m. Attendees can look forward to food, raffles, and live music. For those not participating in the ride, the doors will open at 4 p.m. as per the organizers’ announcement. Jenna, along with her younger sister and a school friend, fell victim to a brutal attack with a baseball bat at their residence on Cleveland Avenue on Wednesday, March 27th.

The suspect, Christian Soto, 22, went on a violent spree, claiming the lives of 4 individuals and injuring 7 others in a series of unprovoked attacks that took place within a short 20-minute timeframe in the neighborhood near N. Alpine and Harrison, behind Alpine Village. Among the victims were Newcomb, 49-year-old Jay Larson, a mail carrier, 63-year-old Ramona Schupbach, and her son, 23-year-old Jacob Schupbach. A GoFundMe campaign has already raised an impressive $54,555 to support the grieving family.

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