Crime & Courts

She was found dead in a Charlotte motel. Her boyfriend has been charged with murder.

A woman was found dead in a southwest Charlotte motel room on Saturday afternoon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said.

Jameriane Laverne Ardrey, 40, was found unresponsive with "signs of injuries" in the motel in the 300 block of Archdale Drive, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her boyfriend, 41-year-old James Mangus Brewer, was found at the scene, police said.

He was charged with murder and taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Jane Wester: 704-358-5128, @janewester