Lafayette Family Tragedy at the World Cup
Louisiana: The State We're In
Place Covered: South Africa, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2010-06-25
Subjects: OBITUARIES | South Africa | World Cup (Soccer)
- Sanford, Shauna Host
This segment from the June 25, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the death of 24-year-old Nicole Murphy of Lafayette while she was on a trip attending the World Cup in South Africa with her father and three of her siblings. Sanford reports that Murphy’s brother, Brian Murphy, is in critical condition and her sister, Kellie Murphy, sustained a concussion. The family believes that a drunk driver hit them while they were walking in a designated walking area.