Charges Filed in Death of Pregnant Woman

Carol Daniel

CLAYTON, MO.(KMOX)-A 20-year-old man has been charged in the death of a pregnant woman who was shot and killed with her toddler was next to her.

The St Louis County Prosecutors office says 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 not injured.

Parish was being held in St. Louis County on $100,000 cash bond.

Copyright AP

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