Teen arrested for killing woman during purse snatching - KMOV.com

Teen arrested for killing woman during purse snatching

(KMOV) - A teen has been arrested for shooting a woman to death after she refused to give up her purse.

Quardell Pankins, 17, has been charged with 1st degree murder, 1st degree robbery, and 2 counts of armed criminal action.

St. Louis police say Penny Gilbert of Maryland Heights was shot to death outside a home in north St. Louis.

Officers say a Pankins demanded her purse. She refused and was shot twice in the back.

Pankins is in custody and being held without bond.

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