Washington teen charged with May murder of woman

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) – A teenager has been charged with last month’s shooting death of a Washington woman.

Washington police say they charged the 17-year-old boy with murder today.

The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. on May 10th on Maple Street. Police say 19-year-old Rakylah Barrow was shot in her upper chest and died shortly after arriving at ECU Health Beaufort Hospital.

The teenage suspect was taken into custody and ordered held at a juvenile detention facility.