The death of a motorcycle rider who was involved in a crash with a truck Saturday night is now being investigated as a homicide, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Monday.
Jimmy Tilley, 58, was found dead at the scene of the crash, in the front yard of a home on Little Rock Road in west Charlotte.
Patrol officers had responded to a disturbance call at the address, police said in statements. After finding the crash, homicide detectives canvassed the neighborhood for witnesses.
CMPD hasn’t reported why the incident is being investigated as a homicide.
Police asked that anyone with information about the case call homicide detectives at 704-432-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.