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Friends, Family Shocked By Young Man's Death

BILOXI (WLOX) -- Despite a heavy heart, Allie Jackson raised her hands. The mother's burden, losing her only son.

"He was caring sharing, loving, understanding, and a very hardworking person, trying to make something of himself. He just wanted so much in life. He was a good boy," said Brent's mother, Allie Jackson.

The memorial was held at the Wal-Mart on Pass Road in Biloxi where Brent Jackson, Junior had as many friends as he did co-workers. The young man, also known as "Superman," had a great impact on all those who knew him.

"He used to walk women out to their car to make sure they were safe," said friend and co-worker Michele Smith.

"It's devastating. Wal-Mart will never be the same. The Biloxi store will never be the same," said friend and co-worker Brooke Ericson.

The crowd released balloons in Brent's memory, but it's hard for family and friends to let go, especially over what they believe was a senseless death, a murder that has yet to be solved.

"Brent was so friendly. He didn't partake in any wrong doings. He didn't have any enemies," said friend and co-worker Shevon Nelson. "Nobody knows why. Nobody can answer why. Everybody's clueless."

"And it's hard, but the bottom line is we have to find out who did it. So, I'm putting up a reward, myself personally. I don't have much money, but I want his killers, I want justice to be done for him, I do," Allie Jackson said.

There will be a Benefit Barbeque in Brent's memory. It will also help his family with the cost of the funeral. The Barbeque will be at Hiller Park in Biloxi Sunday at noon.

Again, there is a reward for any information that leads to an arrest in this case. If you have any information, call the Moss Point Police Department at 228-475-1711.

By Toni Miles

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