Sierra Jefferson of Gulfport was the mother of three children and worked two jobs to support them. She was fatally shot by her husband at her workplace on Aug. 7, 2017. Jerome Jefferson has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder on Friday, Jan. 18, 2018.
Sierra Jefferson of Gulfport was the mother of three children and worked two jobs to support them. She was fatally shot by her husband at her workplace on Aug. 7, 2017. Jerome Jefferson has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder on Friday, Jan. 18, 2018. Courtesy Jerome Jefferson Jr.
Sierra Jefferson of Gulfport was the mother of three children and worked two jobs to support them. She was fatally shot by her husband at her workplace on Aug. 7, 2017. Jerome Jefferson has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder on Friday, Jan. 18, 2018. Courtesy Jerome Jefferson Jr.

Robin Fitzgerald covers real-time news, such as crime, public safety and trending stories. In nearly 40 years as a journalist, her highest honors include investigative awards for covering the aftermath of the fatal beating of a Harrison County jail inmate in 2006 and related civil rights violations. She is a Troy University graduate.