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Criticism, blog post by John Hoff
JNS blog has linked the name of a recent victim of Northside homicide, Ju-Chaun Ferguson, to the Facebook profile of a guy who called himself "Jdawg Ferguson." Click here for previous article.
If Jdawg isn't dead, well, then a lot of his friends are mistakenly leaving tributes on his Facebook photos...
Tammy Jodi James, who hails from Kankakee, Illinois and describes herself as "Married Tuh A Boss" left the following tribute:
"He sent this picture to my phone. R.I.P. (Heart symbol)
In response, Kumup Teamcash of Minneapolis wrote, "R.I.P. to a real nigga."
The photo on which these comments were posted is below.
Note the red Converse sneakers. These appear to have been something of a trademark for JDawg.
Where did JDawg grow up? How did he end up dead in Minneapolis? It's not clear from his Facebook page. JDawg was in Tennessee not so long ago. He uploaded a number of photos from his phone and Facebook automatically noted the locations, including Memphis, Knoxville and Sevierville.
Here are some of the photos he uploaded from Tennessee.
At some point, Jdawg took a journey. He seemed to be headed toward Minneapolis. Two photos were taken at a bus station in Milwaukee.
Judge for yourself, JNS blog readers. Here are the "photos posted after the Milwaukee bus station photos." (The image of Jdawg sitting on the stairs, posted above, was another one of those images)
this blog wrote a story where Purple Drank figured prominently in a South Minneapolis homicide, click here.
Note, in photos below, two of the elements of Purple Drank: Sprite and Jolly Ranchers. I don't need to guess whether Jdawg was consuming Purple Drank because, in one of the photos, he labels it as "Drank," which is the common term for a mixture of Sprite, Jolly Ranchers candy, and the drugs codeine and promethazine.
Gee, not even enough to fix a car transmission. I'm just saying.
For the moment, however, I will just note this.
The crime remains unsolved. His murderer is presumably still at large.