Man charged with murdering woman in west Charlotte, police say

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a man with murdering a woman in west Charlotte.

On Friday, officers said they got the call for service for a death investigation at around 1:30 p.m. at a hotel on Sloan Drive.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation and the crime scene was processed. After consulting with the county’s medical examiner’s office, police ruled the death a homicide.

Authorities identified the victim as 62-year-old Donna Baume Weatherford.

On the same day, detectives took Alphonso Bernard Davis, 58, into custody at a hospital on unrelated charges. After learning additional information, police charged Davis with murder once he was released from the hospital Tuesday.

Authorities have not said how the victim died at this point.

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective.

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