NC mom found dead, teen daughter tied up for days; man charged
STATESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) — A man was charged with murder and kidnapping after a woman was found dead inside her Iredell County home Monday morning.
CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE AND MORE N.C. MUGSHOTSWhen Iredell deputies responded to a welfare check around 7:30 a.m., they found a woman, later identified as 46-year-old Robin Denman, dead and a 14-year-old who said she’d been tied up for days.
According to deputies, Denman knew the man that is now charged in her killing, 47-year-old Gary Stephen Love.
Deputies made the trip to Cool Springs Road in Statesville after the 14-year-old texted a friend saying she needed help.
When deputies arrived they talked to Love and asked about the whereabouts of Denman and her daughter. Love reportedly told them the two were at a funeral. Deputies said Love then ran from the house but was found, and taken into custody.
Deputies say they looked through the house and found Denman’s body “concealed”