Who are Madison Brooks' parents and siblings? LSU student ‘raped’ before she's fatally struck by car
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: The case of Madison Brooks has left many heartbroken as well as shocked. The 19-year-old woman, lovingly called Madi, lost her life on January 15 after being fatally struck by a vehicle. But before the accident, she was allegedly raped by two men in the presence of two other men, with whom she left a bar on the fateful day.
Now, reports have said that all four accused, including a 17-year-old whose name has been withheld, were arrested and charged with the crime. The 18-year-old Kaivon Deondre Washington, Everette Lee, 28, Casen Carver, 18, and the teenager have been named as the suspects. While Washington and the minor have been slapped with third-degree rape charges, the other two are facing accessories to third-degree rape charges.
With the arrest and subsequent charges brought against the suspects, people’s attention has also gone towards Brooks’ family, which has been left devastated. As per reports, her parents' names are Ashley, 43, and Scott, 51. The victim is survived by her two younger brothers as well – Brady and Aiden – who are reportedly in school.
Social media posts revealed that Brooks was close to her mother, who works as Business Development Leader-Southeast Region at Avis Budget Group. Many photos showed the mother-daughter duo having fun together. Currently, no statement has been issued by the family.
However, LSU Panhellenic Council posted on its Facebook account, “Join us as we come together as a community to honor the life of Alpha Phi sister, Madison Brooks. We will be holding a candlelight vigil tomorrow, January 22nd, at 5:30 pm on the paved space on the LSU Lakes (across from the Lod Cook Convention Center). As a community, we send our love, support, and prayers to everyone who knew and loved Madison during these times🤍.”
Besides, a January 23 statement from LSU reportedly read, “Madison was a daughter, a granddaughter, a sister, a niece, a classmate, and a friend to many of you. By all accounts, she was an amazing young woman with limitless potential. She should not have been taken from us in this way. What happened to her was evil, and our legal system will parcel out justice. Our collective grief and outrage cannot be put into mere words. So what can we do? It is time for action. One place to target our attention is the very place where this encounter began.”
“All but one of the suspects involved in this horrific scenario were underage yet were able to consume alcohol at a local bar. As such, our action plan starts with a deep and relentless focus on any establishment that profits off our students by providing alcohol to underage individuals. In the coming days, we will call a meeting with these business owners to discuss how their responsibilities directly impact the safety of our students. We will work openly against any business that doesn’t join us in efforts toward creating a safer environment for our students. Enough is enough,” the statement added.