Isaih Henderson III was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police headquarters. He is accused of killing his girlfriend, 35-year-old Aliyah Sakinah Terry.
Police say officers responded to a call at about 1:55 a.m. on July 2nd at a home on Gold Pan Road off Plaza Road Extension. Terry was found with a stab wound, police say, and transported by Medic to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Investigators say officers had responded to the same location for a domestic dispute just hours before the murder between Terry and her live-in boyfriend, identified as Henderson. That incident occurred at 9:57 p.m. on July 1st, but officers say they determined no crime had occurred at that time.
Henderson is charged with first degree murder.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Martin is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.