Husband of woman found dead in car charged with murder



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UNION COUNTY, N.C. — The husband of a woman found shot to death has been charged with murder, according to Marshville police.

Alicia Sligh, 34, was found dead Sunday from a gunshot wound in the head.

Reginald Leon Allen, 37, who confessed his involvement in the killing, led investigators to the location of the gun used to kill Sligh, police say.

Allen has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He is being held in the Union County Jail under no bond and is scheduled to be in court Friday.

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