Family celebrates birthday of Bridgeport murder victim Dwayne Cobb

Cobb's family says they are proud of the legacy he left behind, and created a song to help them deal with their grief.

Cobb's family says they are proud of the legacy he left behind, and created a song to help them deal with their grief. (7/10/13)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport family came together to remember murder victim Dwayne Cobb, who would've turned 26 today.

Cobb's family says they are proud of the legacy he left behind, and created a song to help them deal with their grief.

Cobb was found shot to death while sitting behind the wheel of his car on Sunshine Circle eight months ago. Police have arrested Johnnie Jefferson, of Stratford, and one other suspect in connection with Cobb's murder. They believe the motive was robbery.

Cobb's family says he recently graduated from Iona College and had no criminal record. 

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