‘The world lost someone special’ | Daughter of man beaten to death seeks justice

BATON ROUGE — The daughter of the man who was beaten to death during a midday trip to a convenience store is speaking out.

Hosea Jackson, 63, was brutally assaulted at the Triple S on North Foster Dr. between Choctaw Dr. and Greenwell Springs Rd. on June 1. Three days later, Jackson died at the hospital.

“My dad was walking to the store, and two guys were walking behind him,” Jackson’s daughter Jessica Milligan told UWK. “He went in and purchased a beer or something. Some words were exchanged, so my dad was trying to leave the store.”

From there, Milligan says the physical assault began. She says they shoved her dad, pushed him and knocked him to the ground.

“One guy jumped on my dad’s head twice with both feet. He suffered a stroke. He had high blood pressure which caused trauma to the brain and neck,” she explained.

The attack happened in the middle of the day on a Thursday. Jackson’s daughter says the attackers left her father unconscious.

“They left him out there. No one called the police or anything. He was left out there for a while.”

He was eventually taken to the hospital and placed in the ICU, where doctors worked to repair the damage.

“The damage to his brain was so severe,” his daughter said. By Sunday evening, Jackson succumbed to his injuries.

“He didn’t deserve this. No one deserves to be treated like that. I’m never going to stop until justice is served. You can run, you can hide, but I’m not going to stop. I’m going to get justice for him.”

So far, police have not released information about the suspects, and no arrests have been made. BRPD said the official cause of death is homicide because of the injuries to Jackson’s head and neck.

For his daughter, she’s now left grappling with life without her father after losing her brother Montrell Jackson in 2016 in an ambush on law enforcement in Baton Rouge.

“I’m a daddy’s girl and his youngest child. I feel the world lost someone really special.”

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Daniel Brown is an award-winning journalist from Livingston Parish. Daniel began his career in Baton Rouge before working at television stations in Cleveland, Atlanta, Charlotte and Beaumont. As a newsroom editorial leader, Daniel has helped lead stations to regional Emmy awards as well as Edward R. Murrow awards for distinguished journalism. He is a proud graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University.

1 Comment on ‘The world lost someone special’ | Daughter of man beaten to death seeks justice

  1. See ?
    Cops are NOT the answer.
    You have a better chance of being wronged, violated or KILLED by a cop vs being SAVED by a cop.

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