ST. LOUIS | A St. Louis man is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Ebony Jackson, whose body was discovered days after her baby was found abandoned at an apartment complex.
The Associated Press
Charges were filed Wednesday against 40-year-old Dyanthany Proudie. A probable cause statement says Proudie shot Jackson in the head on Jan. 2.
Three-month-old Donavan Prom was found in an interior hallway of a St. Louis County apartment complex on Jan. 4. He was unharmed.
Jackson's body was found in the trunk of her own car on a desolate St. Louis street on Jan. 8.
Jackson is a former resident of East St. Louis, Ill., who was living in Oklahoma City at the time of her death.
Proudie Is jailed and does not yet have an attorney.