On Tuesday at approximately 9:40 pm, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies and EMS were dispatched to the 100 block of Barrier Place in Pikeville in reference to a shooting. The caller advised that a female had been shot at this location. Deputies and EMS personnel arrived on the scene and located a female in the home deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Detectives and crime scene personnel were requested to the scene.
After an investigation, 61-year-old Terry R. Parker of the Pikeville residence was charged with an open count of Murder. He was placed in the Detention Center under no bond.
The deceased has been identified as 65-year-old Margaret Parker, also of the Pikeville residence.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says this investigation is ongoing, and no further details are available at this time.
Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in Wayne County is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a top at p3tips.com.