Man charged with murder in death of woman in Winston-Salem

Anton Thurman McAllister

Anton Thurman McAllister

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man arrested after a missing woman was found dead in Winston-Salem has now been charged with murder, according to Winston-Salem police.

Anton Thurman McAllister was previously charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and concealment of a death resulting from unnatural causes.

McAllister was located on Jan. 11, 2018, inside an abandoned Winston-Salem apartment on State Street and taken into custody.

Ann Marie Carter was reported to Winston-Salem police as missing in the early morning hours of Dec. 24, 2017.

Around 3 a.m. on Jan. 6, 2018, while investigating an unrelated matter in the area of 3420 Old Greensboro Road, Winston-Salem police officers located Carter’s body.

Evidence located at the scene indicated that the body had been purposely concealed.

Winston-Salem police say Carter and McAllister conspired to sell a controlled substance on the morning of Dec. 24.

McAllister is currently being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center with no bond allowed.

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