Natina Reed parents express frustration

R&B singer Natina Reed's parents voiced their frustration with the Gwinnett police investigation into Reed's death during a midday press conference in downtown Atlanta on Thursday.

“We are hurt and distraught about the untimely death of our daughter Natina,” said Reed's mother, Tamara Goodridge, during a 1 p.m. press conference. “We have been asking for the preliminary report from police. Why did it take so long for them to give it to us?," she asked.

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R&B singer Natina Reed's troubled life ended in tragedy when she was struck and killed by a motorist as she walked along a dark stretch of highway in Decatur late Friday.

The singer was living at a seedy, rundown extended stay motel about 12 miles from where she was killed, according to a police incident report obtained by The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

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