Woman charged in shooting death in her home

The Associated Press

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LENOIR — A 57-year-old Lenoir woman is accused in the shooting death of her daughter's boyfriend.

The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office says Nancy Austin is charged with murder and held in the county jail without bond. Officers responding to her home just outside Lenoir about 4 p.m. Thursday found 20-year-old Dylan Short of Hudson dead. She is set to appear in court Monday.

The investigation continues. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is assisting.

Caldwell County Sheriff Alan Jones says thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the young victim.

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