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Durham Police Arrest Husband In Wife's Murder

Posted June 18, 2003 6:28 a.m. EDT

— Durham police

have made an arrest in a murder outside the Duke Manor apartments Wednesday morning.

Durham police investigators have charged 27-year-old Elisha Maurice Williamson with murder in the death of his wife, 20-year-old Latisha Williamson.

Officials said a maintenance worker found Williamson's nude body near Building 1 of Duke Manor Apartments at 311 S. LaSalle St., just before 9 a.m. Williamson's cause of death has not been determined, but the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Police have not said if there were any obvious wounds on her body. They said they will wait for autopsy results.