Thapelo Hill, age 22

Lost to gun violence on December 14, 2017 in Buffalo, New York.

Thapelo passed away five days after the shooting, on December 19th.

Photo sources:

News sources:

79 candles have been lit for Thapelo.
Light a candle for Thapelo.

The people with the most candles in the past 24 hours are featured on our homepage.

Ask your friends to light a candle or come back tomorrow to light another candle for Thapelo.

You can add to Thapelo's profile:

  • Nickname:
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    2 Bright, positive, caring
    2 inspiring
  • Occupation:
  • Workplace:
  • Schools attended:
    1 homeschooled
  • Comments:
    5 RIP my brother. Thank you for being there during my difficult times in high school
    2 To the Family, so sad😔.may you have peace
    1 Rest in Power Thapelo. Your family loves & misses you dearly. Happy Heavenly Birthday!!

Other nearby fatal shootings: