Guilford 911 Dispatcher Arrested In NCCU Student Death

Durham authorities arrested and charged a suspended 9-1-1 dispatcher yesterday for the murder of a North Carolina Central University student.

Shannon Elizabeth Crawley was arrested in Greensboro and charged with the shooting of 25-year-old Denita Monique Smith. Police say Smith was found shot to death at the bottom of a stairwell at her apartment complex on Thursday.

\Crawley had worked at the Guilford Metro 9-1-1 for seven years. The department says she was suspended from her job after police named her as a person of interest in Smith's murder.