Marquise Lawrence was 7 years old in March 1996 when his father, Kevin, was gunned down in South Los Angeles. Nineteen years later, when his own daughter was 7 months old, Lawrence was shot to death in Compton.
The 26-year-old El Camino College student was killed March 18, 2015, as he was driving home from work about 5 p.m.
Kevin Lawrence’s killing has never been solved, but investigators and family are hoping that a $10,000 reward will help identify the man responsible for killing Marquise Lawrence, a former football player who was working two jobs while taking classes to become a firefighter.
The reward, provided by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, was announced Thursday during a news conference that included Lawrence’s now 19-month-old daughter, Jazalyn; her mother, Karen Lee; and members of Lawrence’s family, including his paternal grandmother, Joann Lawrence Haynes ...