Woman and Unborn Child Murdered, MPD Continues to Investigate
The Montgomery Police Department has identified the homicide victim whose body was discovered April 26 as Arkita K. Stevenson, 19, of Montgomery. The victim was determined to be 36 weeks pregnant at the time she was killed, and police classify the deaths of Ms. Stevenson and her unborn child as a double homicide.
Ms. Stevenson’s body was discovered at approximately 6:30 a.m. Tuesday near a basketball court behind a church in the 200 block of West Fleming Road. The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences has confirmed that she died from a single gunshot wound.
The investigation is continuing, and no additional information is available for release.
The Montgomery Police Department asks any individuals with knowledge of these homicides to contact the MPD at 334.241.2651, Secret Witness at 334.262.4000, or CrimeStoppers at 334.215.STOP (7867).
(Information Source: MPD)