Rachel Morin’s mother appeals for compassion in first public comments since daughter’s killing

Rachel Morin’s mother has broken her silence with a plea for sympathy as the family takes time to mourn the “sudden and tragic” loss of the 37-year-old, whose body was found after she was found jogging on the Ma disappeared and Pa Trail in Bel Air.

“We are sad. We need time and space to grieve as a family. We haven’t forgotten our community,” the post said.

“We just need time. . . I need time. It has only been 4 days since we received the terrible news. I ask you, mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters, to have pity on us and allow us to do this.”

Morin was last seen making his way to the Ma & Pa Trail around 6pm on Saturday. Her friend Richard Tobin reported her missing that night after failing to return home. Morin’s body was found the following day and her death is being investigated as a homicide.

The heartfelt letter, published Thursday in a post on Rachel Morin’s sister Rebekah’s Facebook page, thanked the community for their support and announced that thanks to the money, a service to celebrate life and a 5K run would be possible held in Morin’s honor would be brought up.

“Because of the tremendous outpouring of prayer, love and care, our family is making preparations for a celebration of life service to which friends and the community will be invited (more details to follow),” the family wrote.

Rachel Morin was last seen making her way to the Ma & Pa Trail around 6pm on Saturday. Her body was found the next day


“And because Rachel was an avid runner, we’re in the process of planning a 5K in her honor, hoping to leave a trail of flowers.”

The GoFundMe The target amount was increased to $65,000 to help fund the arrangements. As of Thursday, $41,612 has been raised.

“If you’ve experienced the loss of a loved one, you know how hard it can be to express the pain you feel in your heart. When it’s sudden and tragic, the mind looks for ways to deal with it,” the letter continued.

Morin’s mother broke her silence with a post on Facebook asking for compassion and time to grieve

(Rebekah Morin/Facebook)

“As a mother, I appreciate the love and support of my family, friends and the global community as I mourn the loss of my young daughter. Thank you for caring Really.”

Morin’s family shared the letter with the update just a day after Hartford County Sheriff Jeffery Gahler vowed to bring the “vile coward” who killed Morin to justice.

He also confirmed police had yet to identify a “solid suspect,” but said investigators had been working around the clock and that some of the “more than 100 leads” that had been dropped by the public were “promising.” had been.

Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing russellfalcon@ustimespost.com.

Related Articles

Back to top button