Corinth shooting victim's fiance' describes heartbreak of loss

Corinth shooting victim's fiance' describes heartbreak of loss

CORINTH, MS (WMC) - Christine Ledlow, 43, was shot and killed at a Mapco gas station in Corinth, Mississippi, on February 1 while at work.

In three weeks since Ledlow's death, her fiance' Mark Crum said he is still trying to understand what happened.

"One gun destroyed so many lives. I've even prayed for his family," Crum said. "That little boy that done it, his life is so shot."

Ledlow was working overnight when police said 24-year-old Micah Bostic and 17-year-old Brooklyn Traylor entered the store and attempted to rob it. Both are in Alcorn County Jail after Ledlow was shot multiple times.

"I'm dying of a broken heart," Crum said. ""I was just blessed by the little time I spent with her."

Crum said Ledlow was his best friend and someone he did everything with. He wants her to be remembered not for this shooting, but for the kind person that she was.

Crum said Mapco has been supportive since her death and paid for both the funeral and her medical costs. Employees also said they appreciate the precautions Mapco is taking to help keep them safe.

Employees said the store is no longer open 24 hours and is only open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Employees are accompanied by armed security from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.

"There's people in there that loved that girl every bit as I did," Crum said.

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