Written by Julie Silva Friday, 18 April 2014 08:50
Nine years later, Sanchez and his family showed up in full force to remember Jessica Sanchez during the National Crime Victims Week event hosted by the Mission Police Department. But this year, there were additions to the clan who Jessica will never know, like J.J’s own 2-month-old daughter.
J.J. remembered Jessica at 17 as a happy girl with a beautiful smile whom everyone loved.
“She would make you happy,” he said. “It’s a hole in your heart that’s always going to be there. It’s always a reminder to let you know you have to watch out and make sure they’re doing drinking the right way and not trying to get messed up and then jump in a car.”