Crime & Courts

Someone killed man near uptown Charlotte last weekend

A man found “with unknown trauma” in the 900 block of North College Street on Saturday afternoon was a homicide victim, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Tuesday.

Joseph Bellamy, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic. Police said they were called to assist Medic at 1:11 p.m.

Bellamy’s death was ruled a homicide after police said the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner’s Office contacted CMPD’s homicide unit with its findings early Tuesday.

Police are not saying what kind of trauma Bellamy suffered or if they have a suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak