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Woman charged in fatal south Durham shooting

Posted August 12, 2013

Durham Police

— Durham police have charged a 47-year-old woman with murder in the shooting death of Maurice Arnold last month.

Martha Townsend-McGee was arrested Monday in Robeson County by the U.S. Marshals Service Violent Fugitive Task Force, police said. 

On July 11, Arnold, 49, was found dead inside the home he shared with Townsend-McGee at 204 Mutual Court. The relationship between the two was not released. 

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  • OleNCNative Aug 14, 2013

    First murder in Durham committed by a women this year.

    You'd think for a murder charge, WRAL would put up a mugshot... I've seen stories about vandalism with more detail on this site.