Arrest Made in Connection with Death of Kannapolis Woman

Rowan Sheriff Holds News Conference Wednesday


by WCCB Charlotte

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Rowan Sheriff's investigators have made an arrest in the death of a 62-year-old Kannapolis woman. Shortly after midnight Wednesday, Marlene Postell Johnson, 61, of Mooresville was taken into custody and is in the Rowan County Dention Center without bond.

On Tuesday, around 9:45 a.m., Rowan County Deputies were called to a home on Evandale Road after 62 year old Shirley Pierce was found dead.

The Rowan Sheriff's Department is expected to release more details on the homicide later today.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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