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Suspects In January Murder Reportedly Granted Bond, Remained In Jail As Of This Morning
L-R: Tangela Louise Parker and Eric Carroll Parker
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Suspects In January Murder Reportedly Granted Bond, Remained In Jail As Of This Morning

The two suspects in the murder of a woman at a Hickory business in January of this year have reportedly been granted bond. 51-year-old Phelifa Michelle Marlow was shot and killed January 13 at T.C.S. Designs on 9th Avenue N.E. in Hickory.

Phelifa Michelle Marlow
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50-year-old Tangela Louise Parker and 62-year-old Eric Carroll Parker, both of Taylorsville, were arrested and charged in the case. They were on the run for six months before being captured in Phoenix, Arizona, as previously reported on WHKY.

Tangela Parker was served with a true bill of indictment for one count of murder and Eric Parker was served with a true bill of indictment for one count of accessory after the fact.

According to multiple published reports, Tangela Parker was granted a $250,000 bond in Catawba County Superior Court Wednesday (September 8). Eric Parker’s bond is listed on the Catawba County Detention Facility website at $600,000. Both suspects remained in jail as of earlier today (September 9).

According to the reports, if released, Tangela Parker will be ordered to have no contact with her husband and must live with her parents. The reports say that her parents planned to put up property for her to make the bond.

Parker would only be allowed to leave the home of her parents for doctor visits, attorney visits and court. She will also be subjected to electronic monitoring.

[WACB’s Rick Gilbert contributed to this story]