Cynthia Howard, left, embraces Patricia Jenkins on Oct. 16, 2015. Howard and her mother, Jannie Lee Robert, not pictured, were in an Oct. 23 car crash in which her mother was killed. Howard also is the mother of Bruce Specks, whose body was found in a burned car with his girlfriend Shantay Jenkins on Purrysburg Road in Hardeeville on Oct. 3. Patricia Jenkins is Shantay Jenkins' mother.
Cynthia Howard, left, embraces Patricia Jenkins on Oct. 16, 2015. Howard and her mother, Jannie Lee Robert, not pictured, were in an Oct. 23 car crash in which her mother was killed. Howard also is the mother of Bruce Specks, whose body was found in a burned car with his girlfriend Shantay Jenkins on Purrysburg Road in Hardeeville on Oct. 3. Patricia Jenkins is Shantay Jenkins' mother. Caitlin Turner Staff photo
Cynthia Howard, left, embraces Patricia Jenkins on Oct. 16, 2015. Howard and her mother, Jannie Lee Robert, not pictured, were in an Oct. 23 car crash in which her mother was killed. Howard also is the mother of Bruce Specks, whose body was found in a burned car with his girlfriend Shantay Jenkins on Purrysburg Road in Hardeeville on Oct. 3. Patricia Jenkins is Shantay Jenkins' mother. Caitlin Turner Staff photo

Tragedy doubled: Mother of Jasper County homicide victim badly injured, loses own mother in hit-and-run crash days before son's funeral

October 27, 2015 04:46 PM