'Loved and talented' teenagers' tragic death shakes rural community
By Samantha Zapínsky
Two weeks have now passed since the tragic passing of Jessie Williams , 19, who died of a drug overdose in her own home in Riverbend, WA.
The popular and talented young woman was an aspiring law student at Seattle University and worked part-time as a barista in a small coffee shop down 12th Avenue.
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