Video of 15-year-old girl slapping a mother for social media clout resurfaces, she was later shot dead

The video of a 15-year-old girl called America Williams who went viral on social media while slapping a mother to gain popularity on social media has resurfaced although she died some days after the incident which was widely condemned.

America Williams was a 15-year-old girl who gained popularity on the internet in 2020 after a video of her assaulting her friend’s mother several times, as she could be heard on the video saying, “This your mother right.. stop playing with me.”

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The mother standing defenceless, went back into the house after she said, “That’s f*cked up.”

Watch the saddening video here.

America’s friend captured the video – how it leaked is still unknown. But it was posted online for clout, eventually leading to America’s death.

America was born in 2005, although nothing is known about her exact date of birth. She is known to have grown up with a brother who, at the time of her passing, described her as a loving and caring sister who would be missed. Nothing is known about her parents and other relatives.

Despite her young age, Williams’ life was already marked by significant challenges. She had reportedly experienced a troubled childhood and struggled with mental health issues. Her death prompted renewed discussion around the need for better mental health support for young people and increased attention to the point of domestic violence.


Multiple sources reported that America Williams was found dead in an apartment at 102 Bennett Ct, New Castle, Delaware.

According to CBS Philadelphia, loud party music was heard on the first floor of the apartment when a gun was fired. In the evening, a woman returning from work found America lying on the floor without life. America did not live in the apartment where she was found dead but was only there for the party.

According to CBS Philadelphia’s reports, America Williams’s death was discovered on Saturday night, February 15, 2020.

The police have not made any arrests and are yet to release an official statement regarding the timeline of events.

Williams was tragically shot 15 times, leading to speculation that the number of gunshots may be related to the number of times she slapped the mother, which is three multiplied by 5. Or the shooter intentionally shot Williams a specific number of times based on her age at the time of the incident (15 years old).

Who Killed America Williams?

Reports have it that she was shot multiple times by an unidentified shooter. Despite the efforts of the police, no information had been uncovered regarding the identity of America’s killer.

The motive behind the killing is unknown, but netizens widely speculate that America had gained unknown enemies following her disrespectful action in the viral video, ultimately leading to her demise.

Why did America Williams Slap A Mother?

American Williams’s demise leaves room for questions about what led to her slapping a mother. Her video was leaked on social media to gain attention, but her motive behind slapping a mother remains shrouded.

Netizens claimed that the woman, the mother America was slapping in the video, was the person her girlfriend cheated on her with. So went to teach the woman a lesson while her girlfriend recorded. We may never know the true story until we hear from the police.

While we may not know the motive behind America’s action, we know for sure why Dionne Baugh killed her lover.

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