SAN FERNANDO – A 43-year-old Northridge woman was charged
today with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of her
boyfriend, whose body was discovered last Tuesday, the District
Attorney’s office announced.
Kimberly Carter, (dob11-10-62), is scheduled to be arraigned some
time after 1:30 p.m. today in San Fernando Superior Court, Dept. S,
said Deputy District Attorney Carolyn McNary. Carter is charged in
case No. PA054745. In addition to one count of murder, she is
charged with a special allegation of personal use of a handgun. She
is being held on $5 million bail.
Carter is suspected of fatally shooting Harry Phillips Jr. on
March 6. His body was discovered the next day at a home they had
shared in the 11200 block of Garden Grove Avenue in Northridge. She
was arrested by Palm Springs police on Thursday after she allegedly
called a TV station.
The case will be assigned to Deputy District Attorney Angela
Jordan to prosecute.