Alexis Garth Wiki – Alexis Garth Biography
Alexis Garth, a 26-year-old Alabama woman, was fatally shot on New Year’s Day near the 22000 block of Oakdale Ridge Lane in Athens. Authorities said she was the victim of a domestic violence shooting and was allegedly killed by her boyfriend Ky’ruan Yarbrough.
Authorities said they found the woman bleeding to death in the driveway of her home in Athens. Meanwhile, her family members alleged that Yarbrough shot her five times after a domestic dispute. Alexis Garth was the mother of two girls, ages 3 years and 8 months. She reportedly died while trying to shield her 3-year-old son from the shooting, who then hid under a car in the driveway.
Alexis Garth Age
Alexis Garth was 26 years old.
Alexis Garth Cause of Death
Family members also claimed the shooting occurred while the former was trying to leave the abusive relationship. In the aftermath of the Alexis Garth shooting incident, her mother, Shunetta Garth, took to Facebook Live to share the circumstances that led to the former’s death.
Shunetta said her daughter visited her house on New Year’s Day and went to Huntsville to spend time with her friends. Soon after, Yarbrough allegedly showed up at Shunetta’s house to drive Garth back to her house. After the latter left, several family members went to Buc-ee’s and her sister Miracle Scott noticed that she had left the keys in Garth’s car.
Garth met Scott at the store and returned the keys to him before heading home. A short time later, she called Scott to bring the child. The latter appeared in the Facebook video and said: Shunetta added that she heard Yarbrough’s voice on the phone saying:
Immediately after the call, Shunetta called 911 and drove to Garth’s house. Arriving at the scene, she first saw her daughter and Yarbrough lying in the driveway.
Shunetta also mentioned that the officers told her that Yarbrough shot Alexis Garth as they pulled over: Brock Suggs, a man who was house-sitting next door to Garth’s house at the time of the shooting, also spoke about the incident as he spoke to 48 WAFF. He said:
Suggs added that he saw the body of Alexis Garth while he was standing outside and saw Yarbrough being arrested: Miracle Scott further revealed that her sister had been dating Yarbrough for just over a year when her relationship turned abusive. He claimed that Garth was even planning to dump her boyfriend in the coming weeks:
Speaking to WAAY 31 ABC, Scott described her sister as “family oriented”: Scott also said the family hopes to get justice for Alexis Garth and raise awareness among more people so that “this doesn’t happen to anyone else.”
After the shooting incident, Garth was taken to Huntsville Hospital and pronounced dead on the spot. Meanwhile, Yarbrough was charged with capital murder and is currently being held in the Limestone County Jail. According to legal documents, Yarbrough faces a capital charge because Alexis Garth was shot to death in front of her 3-year-old daughter. A Limestone County judge ordered Yarbrough held without bail.