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Tay Dior Thomas

Age 17

7 May 2024
Mobile, Alabama (USA)

Tay Dior Thomas
Tay Dior Thomas [photo:]

Tay died after being shot multiple times, allegedly by Carl Mitchell Washington Jr., 20.

...Tuesday, May 7, 2024, police in Mobile, Alabama responded to reports of gunfire at the 1600 block of Darwood Drive around 3:30 a.m. Later that day, police arrested Carl Mitchell Washington Jr., 20, of Mobile. According to court paperwork, Washington fired 18 shots at the 17-year-old victim, Tay Dior.

Tay was born and raised in Mobile. She had a twin brother and two other siblings. She worked at AMC Theaters. Her friends are posting countless tributes. Her aunt claimed that with her “last breath she made sure to text her best friend who did it.” Tay’s family has established a crowdfund to help with her final expenses.

Tay was scheduled to graduate this week.

Tay's Faceboook profile is

Report added: 14 May 2024. Last updated: 21 May 2024

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