Published On: Mon, Jan 28th, 2013

Family mourns Nevaeh Benson, 6-year-old who shot himself with his

Nevaeh Benson was laid to rest Saturday but the family will still face to deal with police charges and unraveling the story surrounding her tragic death.

Nevaeh Benson

Nevaeh Benson

The father reportedly told police he had sent her upstairs to get something, but it was taking too long for her to return. That’s when the father claims he went upstairs to check on his daughter and found her dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Edmund Benson, the father of the 6-year old Cleveland girl, has now been charged in connection with his daughter’s death.

Edmund Benson was be arraigned Tuesday on charges of child endangering and weapons under disability.

A Facebook page is packed full of best wishes, prayers and stories about the little girl called “Nae Nae.”



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  1. Killed – Nevaeh Benson (Cleveland, OH) | Shot in the USA: Gun Violence in 2013 says:

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  2. Anonymous says:

    i am sorry i hope god take care of her

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