After her parents and four siblings were shot dead by her estranged uncle, Cassidy Stay found strength in her favorite book ‘Harry Potter’ — even quoting it at a memorial. In return, J.K. Rowling wrote her a handwritten letter from Dumbledore!
Cassidy Stay, 15, received a wonderful gift from her favorite author, J.K. Rowling, just weeks after surviving the brutal slaying of her entire family, including her four younger siblings. The Harry Potter author sent Cassidy a handwritten letter from Dumbledore, the character she quoted while remember her family at a memorial just three days after they were killed.
Though she has been putting on a brave face, Cassidy Stay finally broke down into tears at her family’s funeral at the sight of her four siblings tiny white caskets. Heartbreaking.
Cassidy Stay, 15, laid her family to rest on Wednesday, July 16, in Houston, Texas. The heroic teenager has shown incredible strength since her entire family — both parents and four young siblings — were allegedly shot and killed execution style by her estranged uncle, Ron Haskell. However, at her family’s funeral, Cassidy openly wept surrounded by her friends and remaining family members.
Cassidy Stay is the only survivor of her immediate family after her estranged uncle tied up and executed her brothers, sisters and her parents on July 9. Just hours after being released from the hospital, the courageous 15-year-old made her first public appearance and tearfully spoke out for the first time about her slain family.
Cassidy Stay, 15, stood bravely in front of a crowd at a memorial event for the Stay family and vowed she will never forget her four younger siblings and parents, Katie and Stephen Stay. With her grandfather Robert Lyon by her side, Cassidy tearfully promised “I’ll be able to see them again one day” on July 12.
The sole survivor of the horrific family slaying in Texas on July 9 is 15-year-old Cassidy Stay. The teen played dead after being shot in the head by her ex-uncle, a move that ultimately saved not just her life, but also the lives of others.
Cassidy Stay, 15, is a hero. Even though her entire immediate family was shot dead — including her 4 younger brothers and sisters, ages ranging from 4 to 13 — Cassidy bravely survived being shot in the head, and somehow found the strength to alert authorities about her estranged uncle, Ronald Lee Haskell, 34, and his alleged murderous rampage.
Ron Haskell, the jealous uncle who shot and killed his former in-laws and four of their children execution-style, collapsed as the charges against him were announced during his first court hearing on Friday, July 11.
On Wednesday, July 9, Ron Haskell, 34, allegedly forced his way into his former in-law’s home and ultimately shot and killed them as they sat on the floor with their hands behind their heads. On Friday, July 11, the accused ruthless killer made his first court appearance, and while prosecutors read the charges being pressed against Ron, he collapsed onto the floor not once, but twice.
New details about the tragic final moments of a Houston, Texas family before the murderous Ron Haskell shot 6 out of 7 of them dead execution style in their own home have been revealed. So sad.
On Wednesday, July 9, Ronald Lee Haskell, 34, allegedly posed as a delivery man when he arrived at the home of his ex-sister in law. The deranged man, with a history of domestic violence, allegedly kept his five innocent nieces and nephews — ranging from ages 15 to 4 — hostage for hours before shooting them and their two parents, Katie and Stephen Stay at the end of the day. This heartbreaking tragedy left one survivor without a family, 15-year-old Cassidy Stay, who is expected to recover in full.
Devastating news. A man went on a murderous rampage on July 9, shooting and killing 4 of his own nieces and nephews — ages 4 to 13 — as well as both of their parents. So sad.
Ronald Lee Haskell, 34, allegedly opened fire on his unsuspecting family on Wednesday night, July 9, in Houston, Texas. His horrifying act left four of his own nieces and nephews — ages ranging from 4 to 13 — dead, and a fifth one, aged 15, injured. The children’s parents were also shot and killed inside the home. HollywoodLife.com has learned more details about this family, and their connection to the accused shooter.