Woman admits to putting body in bin after it was left in bedroom for days

Angela Bookout Frazier, 43, of Burlington

Angela Bookout Frazier, 43, of Burlington

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A Burlington woman accused of killing another woman and placing her in a container told police she didn’t act alone and that the body was in a bedroom for several days.

According to warrants, Angela Bookout Frazier, 43, told investigators that Deedra Louise Washburn, 41, died in a bedroom at her house and was there for several days before Frazier moved Washburn’s body into a plastic bin.

Frazier also told police that a man helped her move the body.

The storage container, with the body inside, was found near the intersection of Bellemont-Mount Hermon Road and Southern High School Road.

The woman also admitted to setting her own house on fire, according to reports.

Frazier is charged with one count each of burning one’s own dwelling and concealment of a death. No one else has been charged.

The cause of the woman’s death is unknown.

The investigation is ongoing.

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