Kayla Hensley

Photo of Kayla Hensley, a teen girl with long, straight blond hair, fair skin, and braces on her teeth. Behind her is a green lawn and a fence. She is wearing a dark blue top and smiling.Name: Kayla Dezaray Hensley.
Died: November 11, 2017.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Weaverville, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, deaf.

Details:
Kayla was stabbed to death by her brother.

Staff at American Eagle Outfitters, where she worked, remember her as “a ray of sunshine”.

Perpetrator: Her brother, charged with first-degree murder; pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, sentenced to 16 to 25 years.

Source:
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