After Miss Mercedes MorroAfter her tragic death, her parents shed new light on her death.

The influencer’s parents, Mark Gagnier and Jeanetta GroverShe talked about her beloved daughter who was born Jenae Gagnier, in an interview with ABC 13 published September 1. During the conversation, their grieving moms and dads echoed how much the 33-year-old social media star was loved and reflected on the circumstances surrounding her murder.

Mark said he went to his daughter’s house on Sunday, August 29, after a friend reported they couldn’t reach her. “I know my daughter and when I got to my daughter’s house and it was locked and she doesn’t answer the phone, which is not like her, I knew something was wrong so I didn’t hesitate to kick the door.” he said ABC 13. “And what I’ve seen, I don’t want a parent to go through.”

He found her on the floor and initially suspected that she might have accidentally fallen down the stairs. However, when he saw the alleged suspect’s body Kevin Alexander Smart, Mark realized “it wasn’t an accident.”