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Police Investigate Woman's Death In N. Charlotte


Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead Thursday morning outside an apartment in north Charlotte. 

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say they were called to Oakwinds Court, just off Old Statesville Road, at 8:42 a.m., for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. The woman was found dead in a vehicle.

Her name has not been released. Police have not said if they have a suspect.

It would be the 60th homicide of 2019 in Charlotte, more than the 58 in all of last year.

David Boraks is a veteran journalist who covers climate change for WFAE. See more at www.wfae.org/climate-news. He also has covered housing and homelessness, energy and the environment, transportation and business.