LINCOLNTON -- Police in Lincolnton are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered inside her home Monday afternoon.
Police have identified the victim as 39-year-old Selina Ellen Sheppard, who lived in the 200 block of Mauney Drive. Her body was found by a 13-year-old friend of her children.
Police said Tuesday morning they consider the case a death investigation.
There was no word on how she was killed.
Court records show the victim and her husband, Jimmy, were arrested Jan. 16 on assault charges. Police said at the time that the two were involved in a domestic dispute.