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Authorities Still Searching For Couple Wanted In Connection To Fatal Shooting In Hickory
Photos Courtesy of Hickory Police Department

Authorities Still Searching For Couple Wanted In Connection To Fatal Shooting In Hickory

Hickory Police are still seeking a pair of suspects wanted in connection to the murder of a woman in mid-January. 49-year-old Tangela Louise Parker and 61-year-old Eric Carroll Parker, both of Taylorsville, are still wanted in reference to the murder of Phelifa Michelle Marlow on January 13.

The shooting occurred at 2:30 p.m. January 13 at T.C.S. Designs on 9th Avenue N.E. in Hickory and was the result of a dispute between two employees. Officers found the victim in the business suffering from gunshot wounds. Ms. Marlow was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem where she passed away as a result of her injuries.

Tangela Parker is wanted for first-degree murder, Eric Parker is wanted for accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. The Parkers were last seen leaving the business in a beige 2019 Honda C.R.V. with North Carolina license plate FAM5669. The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.

The United States Marshals Service is also involved in the search for the couple.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Tangela Parker or Eric Parker should contact Hickory Police at 828-328-5551 or the U.S. Marshals numer, 877-WANTED2. A $5,000 reward is available for information provided leading to the arrest of the suspects. In addition to Hickory PD and the U.S. Marshals, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, and multiple other agencies are also involved in the investigation.