Reality star’s mother searching for answers 7 months after daughter gunned down at Oceanfront

Elisheba Harris, Deshayla’s mother, frequently goes to the memorial set up for her daughter near 19th Street and Pacific Avenue. Flowers, pinwheels and candles are set up in the area where 28-year-old Deshayla took her last breath.

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