Hudson Valley Mom Killed in Front of Coworkers at Restaurant
A mother of four from the Hudson Valley was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend in front of a number of coworkers.
Rebecca Rogers, 38, was fatally shot on Friday while working as a waitress at a Bob Evans in Ohio. The mother of four is from Orange County, according to her Facebook. She went to Goshen Central High School and recently moved to Ohio.
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Richard James Nelson, 54, of Canton, Ohio is accused of walking into the restaurant on Friday around 9:40 a.m., going behind a counter and shooting Rogers multiple times. Nelson fled the scene but was captured hours later and charged with aggravated murder.
Rogers died from her injuries at a nearby hospital. Nelson and Rogers used to date, according to GoFundMe.
"Rebecca Rogers tragically passed away after she was shot multiple times while at work by her ex-boyfriend," the GoFundMe states. "She leaves behind 4 children who depended on her for everything as she was a single mother and the glue that held their family together. These kids need our help. any help."
As of this writing over $10,000 has been raised in two days. CLICK HERE to donate.