St. Louis area man charged in woman's death
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — A 20-year-old man has been charged in the death of a pregnant woman who was shot and killed while her young daughter was nearby.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday that Phillip Parish of Moline Acres is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action in the May 22 death of 20-year-old Tabitha Buckingham.
Police said Buckingham had been shot twice in the head and that her 2-year-old daughter was unharmed next to her when she was found. Police said child is with relatives.
Parish was being held in St. Louis County on $100,000 cash bail. Court records did not list a lawyer for Parish.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com