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Charlotte assault victim found by dumpster in November dies. Case is now a homicide

Brian Fitzgerald Sherrell Faulkner died Tuesday from injuries sustained in an assault in November. Police are conducting a homicide investigation into Faulkner’s death.
Brian Fitzgerald Sherrell Faulkner died Tuesday from injuries sustained in an assault in November. Police are conducting a homicide investigation into Faulkner’s death. CMPD

A victim who was assaulted in November and left next to a dumpster has died, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are now conducting a homcide investigation into the death.

Brian Fitzgerald Sherrell Faulkner, 46, was found Nov. 30 at The Plaza and 35th St suffering from apparent trauma. Faulkner was taken to Carolinas Medical Center for treatment. Police said Faulkner died Tuesday from injuries sustained in the attack.

Faulkner’s relatives have been notified, police said.

No other details were provided.

LaVendrick Smith; 704-358-5101; @LaVendrickS

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