North Carolina mother accused of killing her daughter on Thanksgiving

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Elvira Elizabeth Alexander

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman is dead after her mother allegedly killed her on Thanksgiving, according to Charlotte police.

At about 9:37 p.m., officers responded to a call for help on the 3300 block of Krupa Court.

At the scene, police found 37-year-old Chante Lavarche Alexander in an apartment, suffering from a gunshot wound.

She was taken to a hospital where she died.

Officers detained 56-year-old Elvira Elizabeth Alexander at the home.

She was charged with murder and possession of a stolen firearm.

Detectives are not looking for any other suspects and believe this was a domestic incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact a homicide unit detective with Charlotte-Mecklenburg police at (704) 432-TIPS.

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