2 people arrested after transgender women murdered in Charlotte
Police officials say two arrests have been made in Charlotte, North Carolina, following the murder of two Black transgender women. - Viorel Margineanu/Dreamstime/TNS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two arrests have been made in Charlotte following the murder of two Black transgender women, law enforcement officials said Friday. Dontarius Long, 21, and Joel Brewer, 33, were charged Friday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officials said. Long and Brewer are both accused of murder and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, among other charges, police records show. “Our streets are a lot safer,” said Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings at a news conference announcing the arrests. The police investigation into the shooting deaths of the two women i...