A scorned boyfriend killed his teen girlfriend and then committed suicide in a tragedy that unfolded in Maryland on October 28. WTOP reports Kayla Yow, 18, was found dead inside of her Glen Burnie apartment on the night of October 28. Mullins, who goes by the pseudonym, Stephon Hendricks, was lying by her side. He was alive and was rushed to a nearby hospital. According to his family, Da'von Mullins died on the afternoon of October 29.
CBS Baltimore reports that officers were called to Yow's apartment on the 400 block of Glen Mar Road in Glen Burnie, Maryland, at around 7 p.m. on the night of October 28. The station describes Yow being found dead of "upper body trauma." While Mullins was found with similar injuries. A gun was also recovered.
Anne Arundel police got the 911 call from Mullins' family after he sent them "concerning" text messages, according to CBS Baltimore.
Annapolis Patch reports that Mullins' family didn't know Yow's apartment number and were forced to go door-to-door in their search. The website adds that Yow and Mullins "had been in a relationship."
Here are the photos that celebrate the life of Kayla Yow, a life that was ended far too soon:
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