Earlier today, officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department responded to a call in Southwest Charlotte.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a woman inside an apartment in the Ayrsley community who had suffered obvious trauma.

The woman, Jeannine Shante Skinner, 35, died before officers and medics arrived.

A short time ago, the CMPD announced a suspect in the case.

According to WSOC, officers are actively searching for Donny Lewis Franklin, 45.

Franklin may be driving a burgundy Jeep with North Carolina tags 0512KN.

It appears Skinner’s death may have stemmed from a domestic dispute.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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