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Two More Persons Of Interest In The Investigation Of The Death Of Young Dolph Have Been Identified

Two new persons of interest connected to Young Dolph's murder are wanted by the Memphis Police Department.

As part of their investigation into the death of Adolph "Young Dolph" Thornton, the police have named Devin Burns and Joshua Taylor.

On the Feb. 20 notice, Burns is described as a 26-year-old Black male who weighs 135 pounds, stands 5'6" tall and is 5'6". In addition to being Black and 26 years old, Taylor weighs 180 pounds and stands at 6'6".

The Homicide Bureau at 901-636-3300 or Crime Stoppers, where tips can be left, is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Burns and Taylor.

Cornelius Smith and Justin Johnson were previously charged with fatally shooting rapper Young Dolph, 36, outside a Tennessee cookie shop. They pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other felony charges on Feb. 11.

After responding to a shooting at Makeda's Homemade Cookies located at 2370 Airways Blvd. in Memphis on Nov. 17, police found Young Dolph with multiple gunshot wounds. He did not survive.

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Below are Memphis police updates.


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