In a blog posted earlier, Kevin Moore, August Ames BF at the time of her death, called out the people he feels are responsible for the death of August.
In early December, I lost the most important person in the world to me. Most people knew my wife as August Ames. To me she was simply Mercedes.
Mercedes made a choice about her body and she was viciously attacked for that choice on Twitter.
That day, she and I discussed the things happening on Twitter and the individuals involved. Mercedes decided that evening to go the gym to alleviate some of the stress. She then disappeared. Fifteen minutes north of us, the fires in Santa Paula started. The winds gusted to 50 miles per hour. When I couldn’t get in touch with her, I became very worried. I went to the gym and she wasn’t there. Then the power went out in our area.
With no power, spotty cell service, and wind that made it difficult to walk or drive, I began looking for her. I called the police. I called hospitals. But with the fires and the power outage, help wasn’t coming. I cannot describe the dread I felt standing outside, in complete …read more