Tangela and Eric Parker

Tangela and Eric Parker.

HICKORY — Law enforcement are searching for a pair of Alexander County residents who are on the run after a murder in Hickory.

According to the Hickory Police Department, Tangela L. Parker, is accused of shooting her co-worker at TCS Designs — 51-year-old Phelia Marlow — in Hickory on Jan. 13 after a dispute. Marlow succumbed to her injuries after being transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Parker is now wanted for first-degree murder.

Also being searched for is Eric Parker, who is accused of being an accessory after the fact.

The two were last seen leaving the business in a beige 2019 Honda CRV displaying North Carolina tag FAM5669 and are considered armed and dangerous.

Boone Police Department Sgt. Geoff Hayes said the BPD has not been contacted in regards to the investigation.

Anyone with information reference the location of Tangela Parker or Eric Parker is asked to contact Hickory Police Department at (828) 328-5551.

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