Charge in Raleigh shooting upgraded to murder after woman dies
Posted June 5, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — A Raleigh man has been charged with murder after his girlfriend died from a wound she suffered in an April shooting, police said Tuesday.
Nancy Margarita Pedraza, 23, was shot in the neck during an April 27 argument in a car parked outside a condominium complex at 4911 Hollenden Drive, off Spring Forest Road, police said.
Anthony Lucas Villaroel, 23, was arrested after the shooting and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. The charge was upgraded to murder Monday when Pedraza died at WakeMed, police said.
Villaroel has been in the Wake County jail since his April arrest.