She said her son stayed away from gangs and drugs as a youth and was doing something positive. "He was supposed to have been a statistic from a dysfunctional family. Look what happened."
The Ezeagwulas also think the world of the late Private William Long's family and Private Ezeagwula's mother is
She said her family is Christian, "and we believe when something happens, God will turn it around," and good will come of it.