And I got robbed of that''He was the quintessential 'Club Kid' who impacted the lives of so many staff, children and teens, parents and volunteers,' the club said in a statement.
'It will be deeply felt by all his friends at the club and throughout our community.'His younger sister, Shanise, had a passion for cooking and apparently was wise beyond her years.
According to The Daily Beast, Mells was friends with Mann, who has now been charged with killing her and her girlfriend's family.
Police say the family appear to have been targeted by Mann (left) and White (right) an unknown reason.
'It feels like somebody ripped us to shreds and we only have each other right now and we are grasping and holding on to each other for dear life.'Isaiah fondly remembered his younger brother saying he followed him around everywhere. Apparently Jeremiah dreamed of playing for the Boston Celtics in the NBA one day and had also been a member of the Troy Boys & Girls Club for six years.
'It got to the point where I'd be in the bathroom and he'd be on the other side talking to me like 'bro what are you about to do after this? Shakera Symes (pictured), the sister of 36-year-old victim Shanta emotionally told reporters: 'My sister was supposed to be with me and her children, all three of them for Christmas.
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Right now our job is to bring this person to justice.' Based on evidence uncovered in the course of the investigation, police do not believe there is imminent danger to the community.
Troy Police Captain Daniel De Wolf said earlier that the deaths were 'certainly suspicious.'The unit where the bodies were found is one of five in a home located in a residential neighborhood along the Hudson River's east bank, just north of Albany.
Justin Mann, 24, and James White, 38, were arraigned in Troy City Court around 8.30am Saturday after being arrested Friday night.
Both men face four counts each of second-degree and one count each of first-degree murder.
Isaiah, the sole survivor of the crime who was away in Massachusetts, said he was scared that the suspects were 'coming for [him] next,' he told the Times Union.