Bob Morgans To Head Fundraiser For Justin McKnight Expenses
Date 2014/3/5 10:23:22 | Topic: News
|A minister has announced he’s challenging the community to raise funds, that he said he is willing to match, in an effort to pay the balance due on funeral expenses for a Trenton boy who died last summer. |
The Reverend Bob Morgans confirmed today to KTTN that he intends to match donations, dollar for dollar, until the remaining debt of 953 dollars is paid.
Contributions are to be given or mailed to the Slater Funeral Home of Trenton of behalf of Justin McKnight. He was 17 years old when he died onAugust 13th just prior to beginning what would have been his junior year at Trenton High School. Entries at the time on Facebook indicated McKnight had battled a rare form of cancer for four years.
As reported last month, Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright announced the conclusion of a three month stealing investigation into what he called a web-based fund raising campaign that was supposed to pay the burial expenses of Justin McKnight. The news release said police allege Mrs. Glass spent 16 hundred dollars that had reportedly been raised.
35 year old Elizabeth Glass of Trenton was arrested on charges of receiving stolen property. Her next appearance in the associate division of Grundy County Circuit Court is scheduled March 25th.