Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have reclassified the discovery of a dead body inside an abandoned car in northern Charlotte as a homicide investigation, authorities said Monday.
Just before 6 p.m. on Sunday, officers got a call about a suspicious vehicle that had been parked for several days in the 6100 block of Dove Tree Lane. The car had a strong odor coming from within.
Officers had the car towed to Crime Scene bay at police headquarters. Inside the car, investigators found the body of a female who had been dismembered.
Police havent released the persons identity. But they did ask the publics help in identifying a person of interest in photos.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.