Woman charged in Granite City hit-and-run death

2012-12-05T00:00:00Z 2012-12-12T14:13:21Z Woman charged in Granite City hit-and-run death stltoday.com
December 05, 2012 12:00 am

Gabrielle Parent, 23, of Granite City has been charged with failure to report a fatal hit-and-run accident in Granite City.

Shari Watts, 50, of East Alton, was found dead along State Route 3 about half-a-mile south of Niedringhaus Avenue Dec. 1. Police believe that the death was related to a hit-and-run accident.

According to a press release sent out by the Granite City Police Department Dec. 3, Parent faces one count of failure to report an accident involving a death, a Class 1 felony. Her bond was set at $30,000.

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