Elmira Jackals to raise funds for family of Kelley Clayton

Elmira Jackals to raise funds for family of Kelley Clayton

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WBNG) -- The Elmira Jackals hockey team announced they will have a Domestic Violence Awareness Night when they host the Brampton Beast on Saturday, March 18.

According to a news release, the players will wear special gray and purple jerseys to show support for victims of domestic violence. 

At Saturday's event, people can purchase a special fundraising ticket to the game for $15, with $5 going directly to the family of Kelley Clayton. Kelley was the wife of former Jackals player Thomas Clayton. Authorities say he hired a man to kill his wife in September 2015.

The jerseys will be auctioned after the game, with 100 percent of those proceeds being donated to her family.

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