Boyfriend charged with murder in death of pregnant girlfriend

Boyfriend charged with murder in death of pregnant girlfriend
Karshmeshia Pipes (Source: Family)
Karshmeshia Pipes (Source: Family)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man is behind bars accused of shooting and killing his pregnant girlfriend, according to Memphis Police Department.

Investigators said they arrived at a home on Sparks Street in South Memphis and found 26-year-old Karmeshia Pipes' body.

She was due to give birth to a daughter next week.

Her boyfriend Ricky Anderson is charged with first-degree murder in the case.

Anderson was booked into jail Wednesday morning.

Pipes' unborn child did not survive. Anderson does not yet face criminal charges for the unborn child's death, but he could face more charges when the medical examiner's report is completed.

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