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Woman begins criminal defense; accused of murdering a 20-year-old

A woman has recently been arrested after an incident occurred at her residence. The North Carolina woman has been accused of shooting a man at her home and causing his death. The woman must now begin her criminal defense against the murder charges she faces resulting from the incidence.

According to the report, police responded to a call about 4:18 p.m. about a potential shooting just outside of Lenoir in Caldwell County. When police arrived, they found an individual shot dead at the scene who was later identified as a 20-year-old Hudson resident. Police initially did not know the connection between the young man and the 57-year-old woman.

However, upon further investigation, police began to suspect that the victim may have been romantically involved with the woman's daughter. Despite this potential connection, police still have not been able to form a detailed motive for the woman's actions. The woman is in custody in the Caldwell County Detention Center, and she is being held without bail.

The North Carolina woman faces serious charges, including murder, that she will have to defend herself against in court. Even though the road toward resolution can seem long, there are many options from which an accused person can choose in that individual's criminal defense so that the accused individual may pick what he or she deems is the most beneficial for the case. Preliminary gathering information pertaining to an accused person's individual case will greatly help this process and also help that person to make more informed and beneficial decisions.

Source:, Caldwell officials make arrest in shooting death, Mark Price, Dec. 27, 2013

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