Philadelphia police Friday charged the mother of a 4-year-old girl who fatally shot herself Thursday with third-degree murder.
Shakeya Holmes, 25, was also accused of trying to cover up the circumstances that led to daughter Sani's fatal injury in their North Philadelphia home.
Holmes, who was in police custody, was arraigned on her charges in Municipal Court via a video linkup about 8:30 a.m. Saturday. She did not show any emotion as she appeared on the video monitor.
Magistrate Jane Rice denied a motion to set bail for Holmes, ordering her kept in custody.
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