Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Woman Found Dead in Garfield Was Shot Victim, 25, Was the Mother of Two Sets of Twins

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Woman Found Dead in Garfield Was Shot Victim, 25, Was the Mother of Two Sets of Twins

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The 25-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a 90-foot hill in Garfield on Tuesday was shot to death, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday.

Police would not say Wednesday whether they had any suspects in the death of Kala Thomas, whose body was found Tuesday night in a wooded area behind her apartment in the 800 block of North Atlantic Avenue.

Ms. Thomas was a dedicated mother to two sets of twins, family said. She had 8-year-old and 3-month-old twins, said Tanneya Arrington, aunt of the 3-month old twins. Her home was always open and neighborhood kids often spent time there, Ms. Arrington said.

"I just want to know why this happened to her," she said. "She didn't deserve this. She is the kindest person I ever, ever knew."

Ms. Thomas was reported missing to police about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, city police spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. …

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