St. Louis woman pleads for help finding killer of her daughter
Friday, June 15, 2012 | 9:41 a.m. CDT;
updated 3:45 p.m. CDT, Saturday, June 16, 2012
ST. LOUIS — The mother of a 14-year-old St. Louis girl who was shot to death is making a plea for help in capturing the killer.
Corneshia Smith was shot in the head Sunday night near a park in the city's Dutchtown area. She died Tuesday.
Her mother, Terrica Riley, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that she wants justice because her daughter was an innocent victim who was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Riley said her daughter might have been watching a fight and was likely not an intended target. But police said Corneshia was shot after she had quarreled with several people earlier in the day.
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