MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A pregnant woman who was found dead on a picnic table in southwest Miami-Dade County was shot to death, police said Thursday.
The body of Kerica Nelson, 21, was discovered on a picnic table Wednesday morning at a park in the neighborhood where she lived, Miami-Dade police Detective Lee Cowart said.
Nelson, who was seven months pregnant, died of multiple gunshot wounds.
A view from Sky 10 showed the body covered by a yellow tarp on top of a picnic table on Southwest 282nd Street.
Nelson's family members said she leaves behind a son and daughter, who are 1 and 2 years old.
Homicide detectives continue to investigate.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.