Woman charged with murder after Gaston County man found stabbed to death in driveway


DALLAS, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A woman was arrested Thursday and charged with the murder of a man found dead in the driveway of a Dallas home, according to the Gaston County Police Department.

Police said 36-year-old Jacob Stroupe was found dead in a driveway on Old Spencer Mtn. Road Tuesday evening suffering from a stab wound.

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Investigators said they identified Brandy Wilson, 30, as the suspect. Wilson and Stroupe had been in a previous relationship and had two children together, police said.

Wilson was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. She is being held in the Gaston County Jail awaiting a court appearance.

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