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Three sisters mourn murdered father as police search for killer

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Keanya Farrel Keanya Farrel
DETROIT (WJBK) -  Three daughters getting ready to start school---still in a fog from the shocking murder of their father. Rayfield Farrel, 41, was shot and killed not far from his northwest Detroit home just a month ago.

Keanya  Farrell is only nine-years-old, starting a new school year is stressful enough but now Keanya, her 10-year-old sister Khloee and 18-year-old sister Lexus are all faced with life without their father.

"I'm heartbroken," Keanya said. "It's like my heart is in a billion pieces.

"They need to know they took away a star, a really kind person. And what it's done to me is hurt me, because now I don't have a man in the house to talk to."

Lexus is beginning her second year at Michigan State University. their dad Rayfield always told the girls to stay in school and get good grades.

Rayfield a music and performing star in Detroit won an award in a music competition at St. Andrews Hall.

 He spent many hours with his daughters in his studio at home, writing, producing, singing and recording music. 

On Tuesday July 29 at 9:30 pm. he was visiting with co-workers at his job after work a gunman walked into his workplace, the Art Forever tattoo shop at west Grand River and St. Mary's.

Rayfield was playing a game of checkers when the gunman shot him before running away.

The family says police have told them it may have been a botched robbery. the bottom line?  The killer took away this family's rock.

To see more, watch the video for the complete report.

Anyone with information should call Detroit Police at 313-596-2200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP, you never have to give your name.

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