- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis woman and her boyfriend are charged with involuntary manslaughter after the woman’s 6-year-old daughter was shot to death.

Twenty-seven-year-old Ebony Jones and 31-year-old Jeramee Ramey were charged Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter and three counts of misdemeanor child endangerment.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (https://bit.ly/2lLZdSC ) Jones’ daughter, Mi’Kenzie Bostic, died of a gunshot wound early Monday inside her mother’s apartment. Police said in a statement that it appeared she was shot by another child.

Court records indicate Ramey told police he and Jones fell asleep after smoking drugs and left a loaded handgun on the floor.

Police say three other children, ages 9, 4 and 3, were inside the home but were not harmed.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, https://www.stltoday.com

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