Ga. Woman Accused of Killing Ex-Girlfriend
Danielle Parker of Fulton, Ga., is accused of killing her ex-girlfriend and reportedly posed as the victim on social media and via text, reports ABC’s Atlanta, Ga., affiliated-station WSBTV.
Danielle Parker, 30, is charged in the shooting death of East Point Police Officer Crystal Parker, her ex-girlfriend. According to local authorities, Danielle Parker allegedly shot Crystal Parker in the head in her home around the July 4 holiday.
According to police records, someone sent Crystal Parker’s boss a text message from her phone around the time she was killed. The text said she wasn’t able to come to work because she was visiting her father in the hospital.
"I wasn’t in the hospital," Joe Parker, Crystal Parker’s father, told WSBTV. He added that he wanted Danielle Parker out of his daughter’s life, saying, "I told her many times, ’You don’t need her.’ "
Detectives found Crystal Parker’s wallet and debit card at Danielle Parker’s home days after the officer was killed. They also discovered a video game system that was stolen from the victim’s house weeks prior to the killing. Danielle Parker told detectives she didn’t leave her home the day authorities believed Crystal Parker was murdered.
Detectives say the women had been in a 5-year relationship but broke up, and that Crystal Parker had a new girlfriend. According to police, someone used the officer’s Facebook account around the time she was killed and sent a vulgar message to the officer’s new partner.