#SEAHOMELESS: Q13 FOX joins local media & community partners to address Seattle’s homeless crisis

22-year-old mother of 2 found shot multiple times in the head

YOungTACOMA — A 22-year-old woman found dead Sunday afternoon in a Tacoma alleyway was shot multiple times in the head, the Pierce County Medical Examiner said Wednesday.

Tacoma police are investigating Tyliah Young’s death as a homicide.

Young was found dead around 3 p.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of South Ainsworth Avenue. A nearby homeowner found her body frozen in an alleyway.

Young leaves behind two daughters, aged 5 and 7. According to the  Tacoma News Tribune, Young planned to move to Manhattan with her daughters in the coming weeks. She was taking classes at the Tacoma Community College, and hoped to one day become a nurse.

According to the Tribune, Young was reported missing on Jan. 11 after failing to show up at court for a misdemeanor charge.

Filed in: News

Suggest a correction

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s