Woman charged with murder of 60-year-old

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested a woman who was wanted in connection with the murder of a 60-year-old in what is Charlotte's 69th homicide of 2017.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested a woman who was wanted in connection with the murder of a 60-year-old in what is Charlotte's 69th homicide of 2017. 

CMPD responded to a call around 10:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Orange Street. Upon arrival, officers located 60-year-old Annie Nicholson with an unknown injury. Nicholson was transported by Medic to Presbyterian Hospital where doctors discovered a small gunshot wound.

Later in the day, Nicholson passed away due to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff. 

Authorities said an investigation led them to identify Nakonia Nicholson as a suspect. After interviewing her, CMPD charged her with voluntary manslaughter.

Nicholson was transported to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, Sunday is her 36th birthday.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak to a homicide detective.

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