Broward Sheriffs Office

Woman Gives Interview Days Before Her Arrest for Neighbor's Murder

Three days after an Oakland Park woman was murdered inside her home, detectives have arrested her next door neighbor.

Tuesday evening, Charlotte Nicholas, 64, was found on her kitchen floor stabbed multiple times in the torso, neck and head. According to police, the killer used multiple weapons to inflict the wounds. Nicholas died on the scene.

The victims neighbor, Debra Kincy, 63, originally reported finding the victim's body, but that wasn't all. 

Broward Sheriff's Office Homicide Detectives revealed texts between the two women. Nicholas had reportedly Kincy "to not come over." 

Another message Charlotte Nicholas sent to Kincy read "Stop. What do you want? Leave me alone." Authorities say the dispute between the women partly centered on jewelry Kincy had stolen from the victim. 

On October 20th, the day Nicholas was murdered, Kincy allegedly pawned three rings belonging to the victim.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office description of the incident, Kincy was wearing the same clothes she would ultimately be arrested in. The clothes were covered in the victim's blood.

In the day after her neighbor's murder, Kincy gave an interview to NBC 6.

While crying, Kincy called Charlotte Nicholas "a good girl," she continued by saying "She was such a sweet person."

According to investigators, Kincy admitted to arguing and having a physical struggle with Nicholas.

Kincy is now being held without bond, facing charges of murder with depraved indifference, false ownership, and dealing in stolen property. 

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