Criminal charges have been filed in the death of 4-year-old Demond Keith Reed. Carla Cherisse Poole was charged with murder in the second degree (intentional) (felony).
According to the complaint, Reed was staying with Poole at 3118 Morgan Ave N. after his father was temporarily incarcerated. On Feb 6th Poole instructed her daughter to contact Reed's family and explain to them that he was missing. A family member came to the residence and called 911 and reported that Reed was missing. In initial interviews with police, Poole stated that a friend named "Shawna" had come to the house and had taken Reed without her consent.