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Woman charged with murder in Harnett slaying

Posted June 6, 2013
Updated June 7, 2013

A Linden woman was arrested Thursday in the shooting death of a Hope Mills man.

Harnett County sheriff's investigators charged Stacey Louise Walker, 42, of the 2800 block of Walker Road, with first-degree murder after she turned herself in.

She is accused of shooting George Daronte Dnell Johnson, 41, of the 4200 block of William "Bill" Luther Drive. Deputies responded to an emergency call at 2:40 a.m. Saturday and found Johnson dead at Walker's residence. 

Walker was held on a $500,000 unsecured bond.

Investigators did not release further details of the crime.

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  • brownietroop518 Jun 7, 9:46 a.m.

    Hard to believe she got out so easily

  • Rebelyell55 Jun 7, 8:43 a.m.

    Harnett Co. lock up web site is showing her being released.