Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021

Pregnant mom-of-two, 22, found dead on street in 'suspected homicide' after last being seen walking to gas station

A PREGNANT 22-year-old woman was found in a Missouri park just a day after she went missing on Thanksgiving Day.

Police found the body of Amethyst Killian in Old Towne Park in St. Peters after she was last seen walking to a gas station on Thursday at 1AM and never came back.

When she didn't come back home, her mom filed a missing person report after 8PM.

St. Peters Police conducted a search of the area and found her body in Old Towne Park on Friday just after receiving a tip at around noon.

According to a Facebook post, police were called to the scene "after personal items of the victim were found in the area, which lead to the discovery of her body nearby."

Killian was five-months pregnant at the time of her death. She was already the mother of two children, a 6-year-old girl and an 11-month-old boy.

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is conducting an investigation into how Killian passed, the Facebook post read.

A Facebook user identified as Gabriell Tat commented that Killian was her cousin.

"Our family is deeply saddened by the loss of my cousin. If anyone knows anything please contact the police," Tat wrote.

Inundated with a number of well wishes and condolences, Tat replied, "Thank you everyone we are still in disbelief."

Tat also created a GoFundMe in Killian's name to pay for funeral expenses.

"I have created this go fund me for my beautiful cousin Ame Killian who passed away today," Tat wrote. "She leaves behind 2 amazing kids. Her mom can't afford a funeral so any help is greatly appreciated."

"Plus I would like to raise enough to help in supporting her kids," Tat continued. "Marley age 6 is a smart, talented, amazing little girl who will now have go grow up without her mommy, and Hendrix age 11 months is a handsome, smart, loving little boy who will never get the chance to know his mommy."

"Ame was 5 months pregnant so not only do we have the loss of my cousin but also we lost a soon to be addition to our family," she ended, before saying "give your loved ones a kiss and hold them extra tight."

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