RICHLANDS, N.C. (WNCT) –The suspect wanted in the shooting death of a woman on Thursday has been arrested, according to the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office.
Michael Cornelius Watson was identified as the person who officials said shot and killed his wife, Shatina Marie Watson, 43. Michael Watson was captured without incident on Friday and was being held in the Onslow County Detention Center on a count of murder.
Deputies responded to an area of Huffmantown Road near Richlands on Thursday to a call just before 3 p.m. They found Shatina Watson with a gunshot wound. She later died. Michael Watson was quickly identified as the suspect in the shooting.
A search quickly began for him and he was considered armed and dangerous at the time.