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James took to Twitter on Wednesday to make a plea for any information connected to the shooting. Weems was discovered Monday afternoon in the bedroom of her home in James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio. She was the victim of a gunshot wound to the head.
Akron Police have not announced any arrests or identified any suspects, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. A message left by ESPN with the Akron Police Department was not immediately returned.
“My brother’s sister was murdered this past weekend in her home! My brother family need answers to why and by whom,” James wrote in part on Twitter. “My city I need y’all to go to work and find out who did this awful, shameful, disgusting thing to such a caring, loving angel!”
Weems, who previously owned a daycare center in Columbus, Ohio, ran a daycare service out of her residence in West Akron.
“She had a passion and love for children,” Brandon Weems told News 5 ABC Cleveland. “She could get kids to say