In Others' Words: Remembrances of Osana Futi

Loved ones express condolences for a Newark teen who was fatally stabbed in Fremont.

Although four people have been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing of a Newark teen, many continue to mourn the death of the high school senior who was a football star.

Scroll using the blue bar at the right to see what others are saying about Futi.  (Editor's note: This tool cannot be viewed on some mobile phones.)

Osana Futi was late Saturday night in Fremont after police were called to investigate a report of a large party and shots fired.

The Newark Memorial High School senior was rushed to a local trauma center, where he was pronounced dead.

Here's what some people had to say about the slain 18-year-old:

"couldnt believe the words I was hearin , I didnt want to hear the truth ... because when u lose a friend. brother sister and especially a son . it hurts and it cuts deep and it makes u think alot more about life. ur still a king in our eyes . and they had no other way to defeat u but to take u away... rest easy ... you will remain deep within our hearts .<3 r.i.p osana !!!! I love you lil brother," from Jessica Solis on Facebook.

"I didn't know Osana but no family should ever go through the pain of losing a child. My prayers and condolences go to the Futi family," said a Twitter user named Brittania Hemke.


A for Futi will be held today at 6 p.m. at Newark Memorial High School's football stadium, 39375 Cedar Blvd. in Newark.

Authorites have not released the identities of the 18-year-old man and three minors who were but said the adult suspect is likely to face charges of murder and that the minors are suspected to be accessories to the homicide, according to Fremont police.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact Fremont police at 510-790-6800. 

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Lisi82 April 30, 2012 at 06:04 PM
My deepest condolenses and sympathy go out to the Futi family. May you find comfort in the Lord during this difficult time as you mourn the loss of your beloved family member.
Nicole April 30, 2012 at 06:11 PM
Being a Fremont Resident for more than 40 years and a mother of 3 teenagers, this is a tragedy to the family as well our community. I am very saddened for the loss of this amazing young man. May God bless his family and we should all pray for them and our tri-city communities. Rest In Paradise Osana Futi....
Janice Atack April 30, 2012 at 06:50 PM
I cant think of anything sadder than THIS for Our Young Children and out community. I have lived in Newark since 1949 and raised 4 children and it this has created a fightening world. Osana was a friend of many and kind to all, what a loss for our world. My two Grandsons are devastated. They both called Osana a friend. What in this world can be done to stop this insanity. Janice


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