I would like to express my EXPRESSIONS for my Bro

Hello my name is William Hammer first I wanted to say how great it is to see so many people wanting to donate money for my BIOLOGICAL brother Bernell.  However, it also saddens me to see those making money from the death of him.  For starters our family has decided not to have any services for Bernell and he has been cremated and his ashes will be sprinkled in the Atlantic Ocean.  Again no funds are needed for this, however people are raising money for a cause which IS NOT happening.  Second, WE DO NOT HAVE A NIECE NAMED SABRINA as well as the fact the others raising money have no affiliation with our family or friends nor has any of them reached out to us.   

I realize my brother has touched the hearts of many and he was a great man, however I also know he would NEVER want this.  He may have inspired you but it isn’t right to ask for money for your own desperation and selfishness anyone knowing him would know this, however again like I said these people have their own hidden agendas.  

We have reached out to the individual who is raising these funds on behalf of others who again have NO AFFILIATION WITH OUR FAMILY OR FRIENDS and her response was: 

Thank you for reaching out. The problem with society is everyone thinks they know and that can be dangerous! Sabrina Trammell reached out to us to collect the funds for her uncle and we will not deny her of the funds. We are in no wise taking any money from this cause. Likewise there is a lady names Pia who is only a friend to Bernell Trammell that reached out whom we will be assisting with funds! Please do not send emails if your facts are not straight. There is too much hate going on and I am very saddened by your motive.

Mind you this is after this individual was told these people are NOT FAMILY OR FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY NOR HAVE THEY CONTACTED US ABOUT THESE FUNDS!!!!!!  Well I am sorry but I am very saddened by those asking for funds and their MOTIVE.  

In closing let’s revisit the fact that my brother wasn’t killed he was executed 6 bullets is not a shooting it is an EXECUTION.  Let’s also not FORGET this individual still has not been caught.  As his brother the furthest thing in my mind is raising money it is to catch the THUG who executed him and maybe those funds should go towards a reward leading to the arrest and prosecution of Bernell’s killer not in the pockets of those who want to make money of the death of my brother.  Shame on them.



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    • $60 
    • 2 mos


Will Hammer 
Milwaukee, WI
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