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Woman killed, man charged with murder in northeast Charlotte stabbing

(Micah Smith | WBTV) (Micah Smith | WBTV)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A woman was stabbed and killed in northeast Charlotte early Tuesday morning. A man at the scene was arrested and charged with her death.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they were called to an assault around 1:48 a.m. in the 1600 block of Vancouver Drive. Officers said they found a woman, later identified as 37-year-old Shenika Monique Simpson, with stab wounds when they arrived. Medic pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police took 31-year-old Michael Joseph Boone, who they said was taken into custody at the scene, with first-degree murder in Simpson's death.

Investigators said Simpson and Boone knew one another, but did not give further details.

Officers have not released a possible motive for the stabbing. They said several people were reportedly inside the home when the deadly incident took place.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS.

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