Police have charged the mother of a woman who was found murdered and raped last month, saying she had a role in her daughter’s death.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives arrested Dawn Michelle Ward, 47, on Wednesday at her parents’ house in Columbia. Police say Ward was charged with murder, accessory after the fact to a felony, and incest.
Last week, police arrested Derek Ward, 24, and charged him with murdering and raping Brittini Ward, his 23-year-old cousin.
Police say the incest charge involves Dawn Ward’s relationship with her nephew, Derek Ward.
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