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Teen arrested after woman found dead inside a car in Gastonia

According to police, their officers were called to a scene Thursday evening to check a vehicle that was down an embankment at 1019 West Tenth Avenue.
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GASTONIA, N.C. — A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with murder and robbery after police said a woman was found dead back on Jan. 22. 

According to Gastonia Police, the teen was arrested for the murder of  Francia Magally Martinez. Police said they found her vehicle down an embankment at 1019 West Tenth Avenue. She was pronounced dead at the scene.