Mother charged in the death of her 21-month-old is pregnant

April Dixon

Darlington County court officials say April Dixon's attorney said during a court hearing Tuesday that his client is three months pregnant. They say a pregnancy test was done at the Darlington County Detention Center where Dixon is being housed without bond.

She's charged with Accessory After the Fact of Murder in the shooting death of her 21




old daughter, Madison Dolford.


was shot and killed at a home on Belle Avenue in Hartsville two weeks ago.

Timothy Sanders , 40, is charged with Murder in Dolford's death.

Police say he fired the shot that killed her.

Sanders says he's the child's father, according to police.

However, court officials say prosecutors are requesting DNA from Sanders to determine the paternity of the child.

A hearing on the matter has been continued until next month.