Muskogee will be holding its eleventh annual national day of remembrance for murder victims on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Dr Martin Luther King Community Cente, 300 West Martin Luther King Street. This event is open to the public, anyone interested and all who have been affected by homicide are welcome.
This year’s guest speaker will be Lora Schlitz from Oklahoma Crime Victims Compensation Fund. Master of Ceremonies is Pastor Rodney Mattox of Oasis Community Church. Other speakers are Pastor Michael Webber and District Attorney Orville Loge.
In 2007, Congress designated September 25 as the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. The day selected is the day Lisa Hullinger was murdered. Her parents formed Parents of Murdered Children following the 1978 murder of Lisa while she was studying in Germany.