A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Authorities say two women have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and failing to report a death after a third woman with them died after taking heroin.
Police told WXII-TV that 24-year-old Ashley Roland was found dead Dec. 26 in the bedroom of a Mebane home.
Alamance County deputies say Roland had taken heroin before she died and the two women were with her.
Authorities say 26-year-old Jennifer Porter remains in the Alamance County jail on a $212,000 bond and 24-year-old April Gaddis is behind bars on an $80,200 bail.
Jail officials say neither woman has an attorney.
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