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Raleigh Man Charged in Murder

Posted June 14, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— June 15, 1996, 12:50 p.m., EDT

A first degree murder charge has been lodged against Michael L. Carter, 42, in the gun death of Edith M. Woodard, 46.

They had lived at the Schenley Square mobile home park. Carter went to a neighbor's trailer to call police, saying that he was not home at the time of the shooting. Woodard was found dead in the bedroom with a gunshot to the leg; autopsy results have not been released.

Raleigh police Sgt. D.S. Overman said there had been a domestic dispute, although there were no signs of struggle in the home