Charese Garvin

If he couldn’t have her ‘no one could’: Ex on the run after shooting pregnant mom and toddler dead on Christmas Day [Cops]

A Missouri man is on the run after allegedly gunning down his pregnant ex and her toddler daughter on Christmas Day.

Sgt. Benjamin Granda, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, reported that officers were dispatched to a Spanish Lake home off of Lakeside Lane around 7 p.m., after someone placed a call for a welfare check.

Fox 2 reports that while inside the home, deputies found the bodies of Charese Garvin and her toddler daughter, Alayah Butler. Authorities believe that Timothy Brown shot and killed the pair. Brown is reportedly Garvin’s ex-boyfriend.

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People who knew Garvin told investigators that Brown previously said that if he couldn’t have Garvin, “no one could.”

Suspect Timothy Brown has been charged in relation to a double homicide in the North County Precinct on Christmas. He is…

Posted by St. Louis County Police Department on Monday, December 28, 2020


Brown, who remains at large, was charged Monday with first-degree murder (two counts) and armed criminal action (two counts). Authorities said Brown is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

After his arrest, he will be given a $1 million cash-only bond.

The Post-Dispatch reports that family members said Garvin was a loving mother of three children, with her fourth child on the way. Brown was the father of Garvin’s two oldest children.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the St. Louis County Police at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.

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[Featured Photo: Charese Garvin and Alayah Butler/Facebook]