Man arrested in death of woman found shot in Raleigh

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
Man sought after woman found shot, killed in Raleigh: Police
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Police are looking for a man charged in the deadly shooting of a woman in Raleigh Tuesday.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Raleigh police said Thursday that they have the suspect in custody after a woman was found dead Tuesday afternoon.

Santago Oslo Whit, 56, was arrested and is in the Wake County Detention Center.

Officers responded Tuesday to the 700 block of Ileagnus Road just after 2 p.m. and found the body of a woman who had been shot. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was identified as Sharen White, 47.

Police have not disclosed the nature of the relationship between the suspect and victim.

Raleigh police said later Tuesday evening that Santago White was being charged with murder but had not been located.

Santago White

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit for text and email reporting options. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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Note: Video is from a previous report.