Dozens of people turned up at the Toledo School of the Arts on Saturday to pay tribute to Dominic Burnett.
Toledo, Ohio — Victim of Taken in July In Toledo, he was honored at his former school on Saturday.
The family of Dominic Burnett, along with former classmates and teachers, gathered outside the Toledo School of Art to remember the life of the musician and father who left a lasting impression on many of his classmates.
A 29-year-old man was murdered in July 2022 near Hunter’s Ridge Apartments on Burn Road.
Those who knew him shared memories of the art school he graduated from in 2011.
They also painted stones placed in the school garden as a way of remembering him.
The young man had a kind heart, as evidenced by the many people in Dominic’s family who showed up to honor him.
Dominic’s mother, Jacqueline Alexander, said, “That’s why we’re all here. There are a lot of people who are willing to do a lot for Dominic because of what type of person he was.” “He was just a great kid.”
After graduating from art school, Burnett attended Capital College in Columbus before joining the Navy.
Dominic’s family continues to seek justice in an unsolved murder case.
They say the police investigation has little clue as to who shot Dominic, who was in the wrong place at the wrong time on the way home.
“Every day is a struggle until we find out who did it,” said Jacqueline Alexander.
Call or text Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111 if you have information that would be helpful to investigators.
As of September 17, there are 44 murders in the city in 2022.
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