Woman wanted in connection to 2016 double homicide in NC now in custody

Woman guilty in murder turns herself in

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Police say a woman who was on the run after not showing up for sentencing for her alleged involvement in a 2016 double murder is now in custody.

Brandy Nicole Davis, 35, along with three others, was charged in 2016 with two counts of murder in the deaths of Albert Austin and Spencer Murray, who were found dead inside a burnt out vehicle on Canoe Creek Way in Morganton.

Officials say Davis was scheduled for sentencing in Superior Court on Wednesday, but she never made it to court. According to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, Davis is now charged with two counts of felony accessory after the fact and failure to appear.

On Friday, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Davis was taken into custody. They did not provide details about her arrest.

Anyone who has additional information is asked to call the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500 or Morganton/Burke Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333.

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