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Community comes together to remember Jacksonville radio personality Tasheka Young

Tasheka Young was a beloved mother, daughter and friend and a well-known radio-personality for 106.1 in Jacksonville.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A memorial was held Thursday night for former local radio personality Tasheka Young, who was allegedly murdered last weekend in her Northside apartment.

The event was held in the downstairs area of Kickbacks Gastropub. Money raised will go to her family. 

Friends brought photos and messages of love that they pinned to a wall.

They remember Young as someone who could put a smile on your face.

"I don't know anyone who could really say anything bad about her other than she will put you in your place but yeah, she was just an amazing person," said Jessica Mote," Tasheka's friend.

RELATED: Friends: Jacksonville radio personality killed by father of her children was 4 months pregnant

Credit: Family
On July 23, Tasheka 'TySheeks' Young was found dead inside her apartment by her mother, with her children inside with her, records show.

Young was found dead inside her apartment on July 23 by her mother, with her children inside with her, records show. 

Friends say she was four months pregnant.

Young was a beloved mother, daughter and friend and a well-known radio-personality for 106.1 in Jacksonville.

Her accused killer is Bursey Armstrong, the man with whom she had two children and was expecting a third.

"It is just fine to make sure that you say something," said Brooke English, Tasheka's friend.

"This isn't meant to put blame on victims because they are already victimized," said English.

"She didn't deserve that, I don't understand," said Mote.

Here's what we know about what led up to Young's death.

Kickbacks is located at 910 King St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

If you or someone you love is experiencing domestic violence, the national domestic violence hotline is 800-799-7233. 

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