NEW DETAILS: Suspect in Family Dollar double homicide was one victim’s ex-boyfriend

NEW DETAILS: Suspect in Family Dollar double homicide was one victim’s ex-boyfriend
Jasmine Trice (left) and Kiera Williams (right), murdered at Family Dollar in Columbus (Source: Friends of Trice and Williams)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Tragic new details are coming to light in the double homicide that claimed the lives of two women at Family Dollar on Floyd Rd. in Columbus Monday afternoon.

Jasmine Trice, one of two women murdered at Family Dollar on Floyd Rd.
Jasmine Trice, one of two women murdered at Family Dollar on Floyd Rd. (Source: Friend of Trice)
28-year-old Kiera Williams, one of two women killed in double homicide at Family Dollar
28-year-old Kiera Williams, one of two women killed in double homicide at Family Dollar (Source: Friend of Williams)

Following his arrest, Columbus police have confirmed that Thomas is the ex-boyfriend of one of his two victims, Kiera Williams.

It is unclear at this time if there was any connection between Trice and either Williams or Thomas.

Police have also confirmed that Williams’ young daughter was with her at the time of the shooting and tragically witnessed her mother’s death.

Thomas has been extradited back to Columbus and is being held in the Muscogee County Jail.

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