• Family of young mother shot to death, thrown over hill searches for answers


    PITTSBURGH - The family of a young mother who was shot to death and thrown over a hillside in Garfield in May is still searching for answers.

    Kala Thomas' mother and sister are now raising Kala's two sets of twins: 8-year-olds Alay'Jah and Ali'Jah and 4-month-olds Sincere and Serenity.

    "I want Kala to know that we got her," said Dajia Thomas, Kala's cousin. "There's not gonna be anything that you have to worry about. We know she's looking down on us."


    The Thomas family says it's been a whirlwind past couple of months with no arrests.

    They say they call police almost every day, and they are waiting on detectives to match DNA results to Kala's killer.

    "I wish the process would hurry up faster so I could stop worrying and know what happened to my child," said Dianne Thomas, Kala's mother.
    Her family is hosting a benefit skate and fundraiser in Kala's name on Monday at the Neville Roller Drome.

    Admission is $10, and they are accepting monetary donations, as well as Pampers size 3-plus.

    All proceeds will benefit the children of Kala Thomas.

    You can also donate to the family's GoFundMe page.



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