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CMPD investigating death in northeast Charlotte

By Elisabeth Arriero
earriero@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating the death of a male in the 1300 block of N. Tryon Street in northeast Charlotte.

Police received a call for service at 9:47 a.m. on Sunday. The 911caller said they found a male lying in a drainage area near a path that is used by the transient population.

Medic responded and pronounced him dead. The victim's identity will be released pending family notification.

Detectives are canvassing the area to determine whether there are any witnesses to this incident. The investigation is in its early stages.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

Arriero: 704-358-5945; Twitter: @earriero
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