Shaniya Davis' Brother Speaks Out

Shaniya Davis' Brother Speaks
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 18, 2009

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ESSENCE.COM received exclusive photos from Shaniya’s half-brother, Byron Coleman keep clicking to read what he shared.

“She was a very sweet little girl.” Byron says. “She loved Hannah Montana.”

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Shaniya’s half-brother Byron remembers his giggly little sister wanting to play in make-up and singing along to music.

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A smiling Shaniya enjoys her special day with friends and family.

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“Shaniya was very, very shy,” says her half-brother Byron.

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“She loved the color pink and blue,” Byron shares.

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“I didn’t think something like that could happen, I mean you see it on the news all the time but you would never think it would happen to you or someone close to you,” states Coleman.

Reported By: Jenisha Watts

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On Monday, Shaniya’s body was found by rescue workers in a wooded area near a highway in Sanford, North Carolina.

“I didn’t think something like that could happen, I mean you see it on the news all the time but you would never think it would happen to you or someone close to you,” shares Byron Coleman.

Adding,“(I hope) other people don’t let this happen to their child.”

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Byron says, “Once you got her to talk she would not stop.”

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“She loved the color pink and blue,” he shares.

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“I didn’t think something like that could happen, I mean you see it on the news all the time but you would never think it would happen to you or someone close to you,” states Coleman.

Reported By: Jenisha Watts

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“Shaniya was very, very shy,” says her half-brother Byron.

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Shaniya’s half-brother Byron remembers his giggly little sister wanting to play in make-up and singing along to music.

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A smiling Shaniya enjoys her special day with friends and family.

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ESSENCE.COM received exclusive photos from Shaniya’s half-brother, Byron Coleman keep clicking to read what he shared.

“She was a very sweet little girl.” Byron says. “She loved Hannah Montana.”

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