Woman found shot, killed behind east Charlotte laundromat ID’d

Woman found dead behind east Charlotte laundromat

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV Web Staff) - A woman found shot to death in a wooded area near Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood late Wednesday night has been identified as 29-year-old Jessica Dawn Smith.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they were called to a report of gunshots in the 3100 block of Central Avenue around 11:22 p.m. Police say they found Smith in a wooded area behind a 24-hour laundromat.

Officials say she had a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on scene.

Homicide detectives are searching for witnesses and ask anyone with information to call them at 704-432-TIPS. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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