Crime & Courts

Police investigating possible University City homicide

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a possible homicide that occurred in the University City neighborhood.

According to the police report, University City Division patrol officers responded to a call for service from the 5600 block of Prescott Court at 3:46 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, officers found a deceased man who had suffered apparent trauma to the body. The man was pronounced dead on scene by Medic.

Detectives with the Homicide Unit are canvassing the neighborhood to determine whether there are any witnesses to this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

Rachel Herzog: (704) 358-5358; @rachel_herzog