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Friday, November 1, 2013

VIDEO: Remembering Maggie Vail And Her Daughter

Maggie Vail and her daughter Ella now have a permanent memorial on the West side.

They both died in 1868 domestic homicide the pair were killed by the child's father.

Constable Scott Gogan spearheaded a memorial to the mother and child after attending Silent Witness ceremonies for more recent domestic homicides like Tanya Shand and Melanie Getson.

Gogan says he read about Maggie Vail's story and came by to pay his respects and saw they didn't have a stone and tells us he wanted to something given his history with the SJPD Family Protection Unit.

A new gravestone in memory of Maggie and Ella was unveiled in very soggy ceremony at the Old Cedar Hill Cemetery.