DURHAM, N.C. — Police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death Friday night in Durham, North Carolina.

The Durham Police Department issued a news release saying the woman was found shot to death Friday night around 9:45 p.m.

Officers found the woman’s body on the ground outside. She was later identified as 36-year-old Tequila Smith of Durham

The body was found in a residential neighborhood about one mile northwest of North Carolina Central University.

Police said Saturday that they had arrested and charged three men with Smith’s death.

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