Police identify woman found dead in east Charlotte home; 2 men arrested

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested two men after the body of a 29-year-old woman was discovered in east Charlotte.

The homicide investigation started on Saturday afternoon on Biscayne Drive off Eastway Drive. Shortly after 4 p.m., officers responded to a welfare check at the home and found the body of Ashly Marie Marquez.

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Foul play was suspected and detectives identified two suspects -- June Kennard Brantley, 30, and Troy Ricardo Privette Jr., 31 -- who were taken into custody.

Brantley was charged with first-degree murder and concealing a death while Privette was charged with accessory after the fact (murder) and concealing a death.

Police have not released any other details about the crime.

The Concord Police Department helped CMPD in the investigation.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates on this story.

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