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07/14/13 — Reverend calls for peace in wake of murder

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Reverend calls for peace in wake of murder

By John Joyce
Published in News on July 14, 2013 1:50 AM

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The Rev. Dr. Dwight "D.B" Cannon of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church on N. George Street will give the eulogy Tuesday at the funeral of Tyree Simmons, the 23-year-old man shot and killed last week on West Walnut Street. Cannon was pastor to Simmons and is a close friend of the family. He is callin for peace in the community where he says there has been too much violence already.

jjoyce@newsargus.com This was it, he said. This was the fatal blow. The Rev. Dr. Dwight B. Cannon spoke Wednesday more as a concerned parent than as a pastor or psychologist about the violent death of one of his flock whom,...

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