Crime & Courts

Man’s body found in drain off Pineville-Matthews Road

A man’s body was discovered in a storm drain on Friday along McMullen Creek Parkway off Pineville-Matthews Road. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene and that his identity would be released once his family is notified. Police said they received a call about the body at 11:45 a.m. Homicide detectives were canvassing the area on Friday afternoon. Joe Marusak