FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A 38-year-old North Carolina woman is accused of fatally shooting her 74-year-old roommate.

Fayetteville police say Cynthia Anderson is charged with first-degree murder for the death of Marston Collins.

Officers responding to a 911 call about 1 a.m. Thursday found Collins dead inside the home. Officers describe the two as acquaintances. They have not given a motive.

Anderson is being held at the Cumberland County jail without bond. It’s unknown if she has an attorney.

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