A man who took a picture of his 19-month-old daughter and uploaded it to Facebook before killing her and shooting himself has died. 22-year-old Merrick McKoy had been transported to the hospital on Nov. 18 after the deadly shooting.

From ABC 7 News:

The coroner said an autopsy will be conducted to determine McKoy’s cause and manner of death. Citing the ongoing investigation, a coroner’s official would not release the specific date McKoy died. The mother of the baby called Westminster police about 9:35 a.m. on Nov. 18 and said she woke up to find her ex-boyfriend, McKoy, standing over her with a handgun.

The mother, Kim Phanthavongsa, 21, told police there was an altercation and she ran out of her apartment at 7030 Stuart St. She called police from a neighbor’s apartment, saying her McKoy had a gun and he was inside her apartment with their child.

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Police officers arrived at the scene, finding both the baby and McKoy having suffered from gunshot wounds. The child, Mia McKoy-Phanthavongsa, died later that day.

Minutes before the shooting, McKoy posted a picture of him and the child to his Facebook page with the caption: “don’t judge me I had no choice” and “I told u I can’t live without u lol u thought I was joking now me n Mia out this b****.”

What a sad turn of events for all involved.

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