MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A man charged with murder in the shooting death of a woman whose body was found inside an Atlantic City apartment where they both lived has been returned to New Jersey.

Atlantic County prosecutors say 43-year-old Joseph McCoy is due to make his initial court appearance on Tuesday. The hearing comes after he was extradited from North Carolina, where he was captured in early January.

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McCoy also faces two weapons possession charges stemming from the death of 23-year-old Jacqueline Hoyle. She was found dead on Dec. 20 in a North Tennessee Avenue apartment.

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An autopsy determined that Hoyle died of a single gunshot wound. Her death was ruled a homicide.

Authorities have not said what may have sparked the shooting or discussed the relationship between the two.

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