Police make arrest in murder of Gastonia woman

- The Gastonia Police Department has arrested a local man in connection to a homicide investigation. 

Officers arrested Eduardo Jorge Rojas, 40, and charged him with first-degree murder. 

The incident occurred Thursday at 1213 W. 10th Avenue in Gastonia. 

Police were called at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, May 5 and found Amoritta Costner unresponsive inside a bathroom of the home.

This case is still under investigation.

Check back for details on this developing story. 

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