Family marks 1-year anniversary of Medford massacre

MEDFORD - Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Medford pharmacy massacre.

David Laffer shot and killed four people inside the pharmacy during a botched pain pill robbery last year.

The family of one of the victims, 33-year old Jaime Taccetta, was at Haven Drugs this morning to light a candle and say a prayer. "I just miss her so much and this just shouldn't have happened," said Pat Taccetta, Jaime Taccetta's mother.

The other victims were pharmacist Raymond Ferguson; his assistant, Jennifer Mejia, who was about to graduate high school; and customer Bryon Sheffield, who was picking up a prescription for his wife.

Laffer is serving five consecutive life sentences. Laffer's wife, Melinda Brady, is serving 25 years for helping plan the crime.

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