At 9 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a home along the 1200 block of Woodards Dairy Road in Middlesex where they found 51-year-old Shana Lynn Williams shot dead.
The Sheriff's Office obtained murder warrants for Dylan Joseph Odett, 29, of Winston Salem, in Williams' death. Investigators learned that Odett was Williams' nephew.
He was taken into custody in Raleigh.
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