Update: Woman charged with capital murder in death of five-year-old (Jefferson County)


Rickkia Allen (photo from Birmingham PD)

From ABC 3340 by Jeff Wyatt

A capital murder warrant has been issued against 29-year-old Rickkia Allen of Birmingham in the death of five-year-old Tanarius Moore.

Investigators have determined that two family members were in an altercation that led to gunfire. Tanarius was shot during this altercation last Saturday.

Allen is currently being held in the Birmingham City Jail, but will soon be transferred to the Jefferson County Jail.