Jacquelyn Smith’s husband and step-daughter have been arrested for the killing which they initially blamed on a homeless person:

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Good Samaritan Jacquelyn Smith was stabbed and killed earlier this week by a man apparently working as part of “team of panhandlers” after stopping help a woman holding a sign that said, “help me feed my baby.”

According to Smith’s husband, she rolled down her window to give some money to the woman and that’s when the man struck:

What an awful, awful story:

Television personality Oprah Winfrey was so shaken by the news that she tweeted that she “will think twice before ever” giving money to homeless people again:

Here’s the corner where the murder occurred:

A public memorial service will be held tonight at the Helping Hands Ministry at 6 p.m.: