IDABEL, Oklahoma (CBSDFW/AP) – A woman suspected of killing a pregnant woman and removing the baby from the victim’s womb appeared in an Oklahoma courtroom Tuesday and waived extradition to Texas.
Taylor Parker, 27, of Simms, Texas, appeared in McCurtain County District Court and agreed to be sent to Bowie County, Texas, said Brooke Arbeitman, spokeswoman for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.READ MORE: Shooting And Flipped Vehicle Results In Section Of LBJ Freeway In Balch Springs Shut Down For Hours
Parker is wanted in Texas for the death of 21-year-old Reagan Simmons-Hancock, who was found dead Friday with her baby removed from her body.
The baby also died.READ MORE: Suspect Charged In Connection With Gas Explosion At Dallas Apartment Complex
Arbeitman said she did not know if Parker had an attorney who could speak on her behalf. She said Parker is jailed in Idabel, about 190 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.
Simms was stopped by a Texas state trooper in DeKalb, Texas, on Friday and said she had given birth on the side of the road and that the baby was not breathing, Arbeitman said.
Simms was then taken to a hospital in Idabel, where the baby was pronounced dead, Arbeitman said.MORE NEWS: Amid Fight Over Redistricting, Texas Legislature's 3rd Special Session Ends With Passage Of Bipartisan Bills
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