BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Nearly a year after a woman was shot dead in a West Baltimore home, police have made an arrest in her murder.

Cornelius Hayes, 44, was arrested Wednesday and booked on a charge of first-degree murder, according to the Baltimore Police Department.

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The charges stem from the shooting death of 48-year-old Lezatte Jackson, police said.

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About 7:24 a.m. Nov. 21, 2020, police called to a home in the 1200 block of North Woodyear Street found Jackson shot in the back. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives later identified Hayes as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest, which was served Wednesday.

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Hayes remains in custody without bail while awaiting trial on the first-degree murder charge.

CBS Baltimore Staff