WINSTON-SALEM -- A Winston-Salem man is in custody in connection with the murder of a woman over the weekend. James Michael Watson is charged with first degree murder of Rachel Messick.
Messick's body was found Sunday afternoon behind a house on the 5800 block of Tonifae Drive. The medical examiners says she died of blunt force trauma to the head.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800. All calls are confidential and will not be taped or traced.