Colonel Parker Schenecker, father of slain teens Beau and Calyx, warns public about fake memorial websites

10:57 AM, Feb 2, 2011   |    comments
A memorial at Liberty Middle School for Beau Schenecker
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TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- The father of two slain teens is warning the public about memorial websites seeking donations on behalf of his two children.

According to a statement from Parker Schenecker, his family hasn't established any memorial websites or funds that can receive financial contributions.

Photo Gallery: Calyx and Beau Schenecker Pictures

In the statement, Schenecker says that any website asking for such donations is "unauthorized, misleading, and merely an attempt to exploit this tragedy and deepen the sorrow of a community trying to heal."

Police arrested Schenecker's wife, Julie, on Friday. She has been charged with fatally shooting her 13-year-old son Beau and 16-year-old daughter Calyx.

 

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