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Richmond Mom, Dad Face Murder Charges

Last updated on Wednesday, February 13, 2013

(RICHMOND) - A Wayne County couple now faces murder charges in connection with the death of their three-month-old daughter.

Amy Hockett and Joseph Pierson were arrested Monday on charges of neglect. However, during their investigation, detectives developed enough evidence to file murder charges against them.

According to the probable cause document, an autopsy showed Khaiden Hockett died of dehydration due to starvation.

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