Story about child’s death still haunts reporter one year later

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By Rachel Johnson, Staff Writer

As you enter the Shallotte Police Department, a photograph in the lobby says it all.

A framed photo of 3-year-old Jaronn Ladale McAllister greets all who enter. Inscribed near the bottom of the photograph are the words: “Why we shall never forget; the reason we do our job.”

And it doesn’t stop there.

In Chief Rodney Gause’s office is another photograph of Jaronn.

Jaronn’s murder a year ago on March 1 has touched many hearts—from the family to law enforcement officers to journalists and the community.

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