Accused Ferguson looter found dead two days after being charged


Korie Hodges

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police have charged a woman in connection with looting in Ferguson after the Darren Wilson grand jury decision.  Korie Hodges, 25,  was charged with burglary in the 2nd degree just before she was shot to death.  The charges came down on April 28th, she was shot and killed on April 30th.

Surveillance video shows Hodges entering a Walgreens on West Florissant two times during active looting on November 24, 2014.  Police say she was seen carrying items out of the store. She was arrested the second time she entered the store.

Hodges body was found by her father last week an a bedroom of north St. Louis home near Fairground Park.  Keerica Bolden, 22, was also found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in the same room.

Hodges had been shot multiple times in the head and torso. Bolden had gunshot wounds in the chest, back, and head.

It appears the suspect may have known the victims.    Police said there were no signs of forced entry or a struggle, suggesting at least one of the victims may have known the killer.

Two children, ages five and two, were also found in the duplex. It’s believed the children had come to the apartment with Bolden. The children are physically okay.

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