Father of woman found burned in Upper Arlington park shares his pain


The family of the woman found burned in an Upper Arlington park is sharing his pain over her death.

Twenty-three-year-old Bobbie Renee Simpson's father is back in Columbus to mourn his daughter's death. Her body was discovered in Burbank Park Sunday after a passerby reported a fire.

Simpson had been picked up three times in the last year for soliciting on the west side but her father says that record shouldn't define her. He's thankful to see friends and family honor her memory.

“That’s for Nay-Nay, that’s the brightest star in the sky,” said Robert Simpson. “Why, why, why, I mean, it don’t make no sense.”

The family says there is a vigil planned for Thursday at Burbank Park to honor Bobbie Simpson.