Tanya Wilson: Kraft factory shooting victim

By Gail Austin

Just hours after she died Tanya Wilson received a Facebook message from a friend about the popular game, Farmville, which Wilson apparently played online.

That friend apparently did not know Wilson had been killed only a few hours earlier in a murder spree at the Kraft Foods factory where she worked in Northeast Philadelphia.

Throughout the day others posted remembrances about their friend, a devote Muslim. It was unclear whether her religion played any role in her death.

Wilson was one of two victims who died in yesterday’s shooting. The other is LaTonya Brown. Both women are from North Philadelphia. Thirty-nine-year-old Byrant Dalton remains hospitalized.

You can read the rest — including the police department’s account of the crime — on Philadelphia Neighborhoods, as part of the publication’s partnership with NEast Philly.

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