MPD: Man arrested after woman found dead during welfare check

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police have arrested a man after a woman was found dead Thursday during a welfare check.

According to MPD, officers were called around 2 p.m. to the 1600 block of Cincinnati Street near the Castalia Heights area.

A woman was found with a gunshot wound.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

MPD arrested Robert Spivey, 33, and have charged him with First-Degree Murder.