Police: Woman arrested in Concord homicide

Credit: Concord Police Department

Police have arrested a woman in connection to an early morning homicide in Concord. 

Markeysa Lasrza Sherril has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Michael Lee Washington, who was found dead just before 5:00 a.m. on Friday in the 300 block of Melrose Dr. 

Sherrill was an acquaintance of the victim, according to police, and was known to stay with him at different times. 

Neighbors tell Fox 46 Charlotte Sherrill and Washington were boyfriend and girlfriend.

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Following an investigation, police say Sherrill and Washington had some type of altercation in which Washington was stabbed and later died. 

Sherrill is in the custody of the Cabarrus County Jail under no bond.