Son of murder victim remembers mother as ‘loving and protective’

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(ABC 6 News) – For the first time, we are hearing from the son of the Rochester woman, who was shot and killed and her body was found on the side of a ditch.

Cole Wallace is Kim Robinson’s oldest son.

Wallace agreed to a phone interview because its emotional for him. He shared with us, that he was with her just hours before she died.

Cole said he doesn’t want her to be remembered by her death, but rather her life and what a great mother she was.

Describing his mother as a mother lion always protecting and never being afraid to defend her boys.

“I want people to remember that when she was here, her pride and joy with her life was raising me and my brothers and being here for us,” Wallace said.

Cole said he was the last person to see her.

They had just spent Christmas together and shared such happy moments, singing songs and he said he gave her a hug that night and felt so happy.

“It still kind of haunts me, because I dropped her off at someone’s house and that was the last time I saw my mom. It hasn’t been easy for me to not blame myself, because what if I brought her to my apartment and she stayed with me, she might still be alive,” Wallace said.

Cole said he wants justice for his mother’s death.

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The man who police say shot Robinson and dumped her body on the side of the road has been charged. .

29-year-old Mustafa Bush is charged with multiple felonies including two counts of second degree murder and a drug charge.

He’s accused of killing Robinson and then dumping her body in a ditch in Olmsted County.

According to the court documents, she had been living with Bush in Rochester at the time of her death.

Bush has already served time in prison for a separate Rochester murder case.