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PSU To Hold Celebration Of Life For Slain Student-Athlete

(Portland, OR)  --  A celebration of life is scheduled next week for a Portland State University student-athlete who was allegedly shot to death by his older sister.  PSU officials say the public is welcome to attend the memorial scheduled next Wednesday for 22-year-old Deante Strickland.  Police have arrested 30-year-old Tamena Strickland for the shooting last Friday that killed Deante and injured two of the siblings' relatives.  She's charged with one count of murder with a firearm and two counts of attempted murder with a firearm.  Deante played basketball for PSU and was gearing up to join the football team on the field this fall.

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