CAUGHT: Woman was wanted for Clayton murder; child is safe, police say


CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) – Camille Singleton, who was charged in connection with a Thursday murder in Clayton, North Carolina, was apprehended and arrested in Georgia today, Clayton spokesperson Nathanael Shelton confirmed.

Singleton is wanted for the murder of 68-year-old Inita Gaither, according to a previous release from Shelton.

Gaither was found dead in a home along Crawford Parkway, which is just off of W. Main Street in Clayton. She was shot in the head with a handgun, according to the incident report.

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Police Chief Greg Tart told CBS 17 on Thursday night that the incident began as a welfare check call made by family around 4:30 p.m. Authorities said Gaither was related to Singleton.

Additionally, an Amber Alert was issued for Singleton’s 2-year-old son, Dior.

Dior Singleton and his mom Camille Singleton. Photos from Clayton police

The alert has been cancelled as Dior was found with his mother. He is also currently in police custody, safe.

Clayton detectives are currently en route to Georgia.

Michael Prunka and Patrick Zarcone contributed to this article.


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