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Sensationalizing death

Regarding your recent article on Chuck Jungblum’s accidental death: I, in no way, condone what he did in the past, but he did serve his sentence and returned to his home to help his wife care for their only child who was gravely ill from juvenile diabetes. At the time of the accident they were en route to help care for her as she fought for her life in an ICU unit. The fact that you sensationalized the story to sell news was heartless, hurting only the innocent family left.

You were so engrossed in describing his past that you didn’t identify the correct driver. He had not driven since having a stroke many months ago. Thank goodness his wife was not injured.

Shame on you for putting his wife and daughter through this ordeal again. At the time of your death, would you like your family to be reminded of the mistakes you made in your life? I think not! Have some compassion for the innocent ones left, get the facts straight and stop being a part of the sensationalizing “fake news” problem!

Lorraine Green, Connie Sherman

Riverside

Two names listed in email titled “We object to sensationalizing a death” 12/12/2017



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