Crime & Courts

Police find man dead in home near Lake Wylie

Police found a man dead inside a home near Lake Wylie and have ruled the case a homicide.

David Albert Doyle Jr., 64, was found dead on Plantation Woods Drive just before 4 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities received a 911 call from someone asking them to check the welfare of a person at the house, in a community near the Buster Boyd Bridge.

Officers have not said how Doyle died.

Crime scene investigators were called to the scene to collect evidence, and detectives canvassed the neighborhood looking for witnesses.

Police encouraged anyone with information on the killing to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. Tipsters are eligible for rewards for information that leads to an arrest. People with information can also call 704-432-TIPS (8477) to speak to a homicide detective.

Cleve R. Wootson Jr.: 704-358-5046, @CleveWootson