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Young Dolph was shot multiple times in head, neck, torso in homicide, per autopsy


Adolph Thornton Jr., known as rapper Young Dolph, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his head, neck and torso when he was killed at a Memphis bakery in November, according to details in an autopsy report.

Investigation and autopsy findings support the cause of death as a homicide, according to the report, completed by the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center and the medical examiner’s office. The Commercial Appeal obtained the report Tuesday through a public records request.

“…With consideration of the investigation and the autopsy findings, the cause of death is Gunshot Wounds of the Head, Neck, and Torso and the manner of death is homicide,” the report concluded.

Young Dolph, 36, was fatally shot while inside Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies on Airways Boulevard around noon on Nov. 17.

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