A Missouri woman was found dead in her home the same night she arranged to meet a Facebook friend at her apartment for the first time.
According to the probable cause statement from St. Louis County Police. There was evidence of a sexual encounter when Sha-Rae Bradford, 25, was found dead in her apartment in Ferguson on Saturday. Family members say she was lying on her bed in a pool of blood while her cause of death is still unknown.
Authorities have charged 20-year-old Stassie Greer, 20, of Jennings with 1st degree murder, 1st degree robbery, and two counts of armed criminal action.
They say the man is mentally ill and has a long criminal record of violent crimes against women.
“We didn’t know this until everybody started posting things on Facebook about him. They say they know he did this. We know he did this, my daughter is killed. My daughter is murdered because of this.” said the victim’s mother Yolanda Seay.
A witness identified Greer as a man entering the victim’s apartment? in a photo lineup. Surveillance video also shows Greer entering Bradford’s apartment complex at around 4:50pm. Video shows Greer, attempting to conceal his appearance, leaving her apartment complex at around 5:30pm.
A relative found 25-year-old Sharae Bradford`s nude body face down at?around 6pm on her bed Saturday night in her Versailles apartment. The ?victim was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head.
The medical examiner also found seminal fluid on swabs applied to many parts of the victim’s body.?Investigators from the Major Case Squad have been working on this case. The victim’s phone and rent money was missing from her apartment.? A search warrant was conducted at the Greer’s house and Bradford’s phone was found.
Family members tell FOX 2 that Bradford was an aspiring nurse and?mother of a 6-year-old girl. They say they’re glad her daughter wasn’t ?home when she was killed.