Tuscaloosa, AL

The Tuscaloosa mother, 23, who was slain on the Strip was described as a "lovely young lady who loved her family."

Sherif Saad

Her mourning mother said that the young lady who was killed while driving on the Strip in Tuscaloosa was well-liked by everyone.

Murder was committed early on Sunday morning against 23-year-old Jamea Jonae Harris.

The mother of her 5-year-old son, Kaine, described her as "a lovely young lady who loved her family and most of all her 5-year-old son Kaine," as DeCarla Cotton told AL.com. She was only attempting to spend time with her cousin, a student at the University of Alabama, and her boyfriend.

"She took my baby's life because she wouldn't speak to him," Cotton said on Facebook.

According to her first cousin, Kennedi Henderson, "she was a modest person, and she was always a cheerful soul." It's true what they say about us—we did indeed mature together.

"She kept the cousins together and encouraged us to be the best us," Henderson recalled of her aunt. "In all honesty, she was the greatest little cousin anybody could wish for."

" They are "simply in amazement that anything like this has happened to her," she added of her family and herself. At this time, we need nothing more than your prayers.

One of two people arrested and charged with capital murder in Harris's death is 21-year-old University of Alabama basketball player Darius Miles. Maryland native Michael Lynn Davis, age 20, has been named as the second suspect.

Around 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, police from Tuscaloosa and the University of Alabama were called to the Walk of Champions at Bryant-Denny Stadium in response to a gunshot. A car had pulled over when its driver saw a University of Alabama Police car.

Captain Jack Kennedy of the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit claimed that they found Harris deceased in the car.

The unnamed motorist said bullets had hit their car. The driver said he fired back in self-defense, maybe hitting the perpetrator. The crime scene was found to be on the 400 block of Grace Street, just off University Boulevard.

Kennedy said that they were able to identify two individuals after interviewing many eyewitnesses and reviewing CCTV footage. They were both tracked down and interrogated. According to Kennedy, one suspect was hit by gunfire and had a non-fatal injury.

After running into each other on the strip, the victims and suspects got into a little disagreement, which escalated into gunfire, according to Kennedy.

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