Woman accused of shooting her partner at a North Carolina home

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Source: MEGA; Buncombe County Detention Center

Dec. 5 2021, Published 1:23 p.m. ET

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A woman is facing a murder charge for shooting her partner, police in North Carolina said.

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Last week, Joselynn Fay Mead was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the murder of Darrin Sean Tinsley.

Shortly after midnight on Dec. 3, the Buncombe County Sheriff’s office responded to a Candler, North Carolina, home. There, they found Tinsley with a gunshot wound.

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Mead and Tinley were in a domestic relationship, and she was taken into custody without incident.

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Investigators have not said what led to the shooting.

Mead is being held in the Buncombe County jail without bond. Second-degree murder is punishable by up to life in prison.


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