Asheville police investigate shooting death of Canton woman as homicide

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Asheville police are investigating the shooting death of a 30-year-old Canton woman as a homicide.

Police say that Thursday night at approximately 9:42 p.m., the department was notified that a victim of a gunshot wound had arrived at Mission Hospital.

Rhiannon M. Willetts, 30, of Canton, was dead on her arrival to the hospital, and her body had suffered one wound consistent with a gunshot.

The incident is under further investigation, and detectives say they are following up on leads and analyzing evidence.

Police have no additional information at this time.

They encourage anyone with additional information on this incident to please contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or CrimeStoppers at 828-255-5050.