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Charges Connected To Death Of Teen Dropped Against Orange County Woman

Posted August 19, 2005 9:40 a.m. EDT

— An Orange County woman no longer faces charges in the death of a 15-year-old girl.

Officials charged Erica Frazier in connection with the death of Cristin Carter's.

Deputies said Frazier helped Carter sneak off to a Durham motel the day before she died of a cocaine overdose. Her body was found outside her home near Hillsborough last year.

Lazaro Martinez pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder and attempted statutory rape.