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Roundtable to draw discussion to sex trafficking in W. Mich.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Not many may be aware of the sex trafficking epidemic across the country, or that it's even hitting home in West Michigan.
But many local people and law enforcement are coming together to start the conversation to create awareness.
On Sunday, they're hosting a roundtable and the showing of a new movie about sex trafficking called "Finding Faith."
Jill Young, co-chair of the Finding Faith movie, and Jana Lewis, from Faith United Methodist Church, joined us in the studio to tell us more.
Now a third victim, a 20 year old woman, has just succumbed to her injuries and has died. The female victim was struck by gunfire during this violent criminal event, and then suffered fatal injuries when she was struck and run over by a vehicle fleeing the scene.