Coroner: Cleveland woman found in Wilkinsburg backyard was shot to death

Nov. 27—A 23-year-old woman originally reported missing from Cleveland was found shot to death in a Wilkinsburg backyard on Thanksgiving, according to the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner.

The body of Adrianna Kiri Taylor was discovered shortly after 9:30 p.m. Nov. 24, in a backyard on the 800 block of Hill Avenue in Wilkinsburg.

Taylor was initially listed as missing by Cleveland police on Nov. 13, and her family told police they had not heard from her since early October.

County medical examiners said Taylor died of a gunshot wound to the head. The case has been declared a homicide.

Cleveland TV station WOIO reported that the investigation is being handled by both Cleveland police and the city's Federal Bureau of Investigation office.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick by email at or via Twitter .