High Point man arrested after woman shot, killed in Kannapolis home


KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A 26-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder Tuesday night for the death of a woman found shot to death in a Kannapolis home, according to the Kannapolis Police Department.

Authorities said Demontrel Murphy of High Point is accused of murdering 49-year-old Yulanda Hollis who was found suffering from a gunshot wound at a home on Packard Avenue around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday. Hollis died before she could be taken to the hospital.

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Police said Murphy had a relationship with Hollis’ daughter.

Murphey was arrested by High Point police and will be transferred to the Cabarrus County Jail, authorities said.

No other details were released about the case.

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