By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man is being held without bail after police say he shot and killed a woman in North Baltimore earlier this month.

A 27-year-old woman named Nikea Jackson was found shot in the 700 block of Woodbourne Avenue at around 4:30 a.m. on April 19, police say.

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Jackson was taken to Sinai Hospital where she died shortly after. Officers were able to get some information from her before she died, which led to the suspect’s identification- Daya Jones.

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Police arrested 44-year-old Jones on April 23 in the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway without incident. He was taken to the homicide section where he gave a full confession, police said.

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Daya Jones was then transported to Central Booking where he has been charged with 1st Degree Murder. He is being held without bail.

CBS Baltimore Staff