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No bail for man charged in murder of ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend


Updated: September 12, 2014 6:28AM

A Chicago man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s new beau earlier this month was ordered held without bail by a Cook County judge on Sunday.

Stanley “Rah Rah” Parker, 20, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Devin Pope.

Pope was shot in the head outside his girlfriend’s apartment near 67th and Clyde, prosecutors said in court.

Pope, 23, had only recently taken up with Parker’s ex-girlfriend, prosecutors said. They went out for food early on Aug. 1. When they returned, Pope looked for a parking spot while the 23-year-old woman went up to her apartment.

She was on her way downstairs to let Pope in when she heard a gunshot ring out, prosecutors said. She found Pope lying on the ground with a gunshot wound in his head on a walkway outside her building. The woman saw Parker running from the scene, prosecutors said.

Parker, who had dated the woman for about 2½ years, later contacted the woman’s family and confessed to the shooting, prosecutors said.

He was apprehended by U.S. marshals at an undisclosed location last week, according to court records.


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