Fugitive on FBI's 10 Most Wanted List Arrested For Alleged Murder of Pregnant Woman and Unborn Child
Shanika Minor was added to the FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list earlier this week
Shanika Minor, a Wisconsin woman recently added to the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list for the alleged murder of a nine-months pregnant woman, was arrested in North Carolina, the bureau said in a press release Friday.
Minor, 24, was arrested by Cumberland County Sheriff’s deputies without incident at a motel in Fayetteville, North Carolina, after the FBI Public Access Line received a tip about her whereabouts, according to the press release.
She has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child, as well as unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. Minor is now being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center.
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Minor allegedly shot the pregnant woman in front of her two children at their Milwaukee home on March 6, 2016. The victim’s unborn child, who was due less than a week later, also died.
The victim was a neighbor of Minor’s mother, and authorities believe the dispute began when Minor allegedly confronted the victim over the music and felt her response had been disrespectful.
The victim was Minor’s 23-year-old former high school classmate, according to NBC News.
The FBI offered a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to Minor’s arrest.