Dad Allegedly Posted Photos of Child, Murdered Her
Man accused of shooting 19-month old, himself
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Nov 19, 2013 5:10 PM CST
This photo was reportedly posted by Merrick McKoy just before he allegedly shot the little girl pictured.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Before he allegedly shot his 19-month-old daughter and then himself, Merrick McKoy went on Facebook. There were three posts made right before police heard gunshots inside, ABC 7 reports. The first was a photo of the 22-year-old Westminster, Colorado, man holding Mia McKoy. The next two said, "Ima miss stall lol" and "Don't judge me had no choice."

Mia's mother, Kimphone "Kim" Phanthavongsa, 21, called police at 9:35 yesterday morning to say she'd awoken to the sight of McKoy standing over her with a handgun. After an altercation, she fled the apartment and called police from her neighbor's apartment. When police arrived, they heard gunshots and found both man and child inside with gunshot wounds. Mia was pronounced dead at the hospital, but there's still no word on her father's status. Phanthavongsa has a restraining against McKoy; he was arrested on Sept. 27 for a domestic incident involving her, and charged with burglary, assault, trespassing, and telephone harassment.

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Fascist_Jack
Nov 20, 2013 10:14 AM CST
He was probably smoking weed laced with PCP. There was a woman in Camden New Jersey who was high on PCP, she ended up cutting off her baby's head and stuffing it into a freezer. She was smoking weed that was laced with PCP. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/test-nj-mom-decapitated-toddler-pcp-article-1.1213195
jabberwocky
Nov 20, 2013 9:16 AM CST
He looks mean.
JT119
Nov 20, 2013 7:45 AM CST
It has to be something else not weed. I know people who smoke weed, it could have been hate, (hatred for the mother of the child) that's a powerful drug. I don't understand how a person could take the life of such an innocent kid under any circumstance.