Woman charged in north Charlotte killing sparked by argument

Person killed after argument at north Charlotte home

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A woman is charged with murder in the death of a 51-year-old woman.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened around 7 p.m. last Friday at a home on Fagan Way and stemmed from an argument.

Samantha Williams, 32, is accused in the killing of Lille Mae Stewart.

Police say it appears that Stewart and Williams knew each other and they, along with a male witness, were inside the home together when an argument started.

The confrontation escalated and at some point, both Williams and Stewart went to the front yard where the victim was traumatically injured. The cause of death has not been confirmed yet, however neighbors said they heard shots fired during the incident.

Homicide detectives are trying to determine if there are any other witnesses to this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

This is an ongoing, active investigation and no further information was released.

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