Death Investigation in the South Division

Charlotte, NC
Wallin, Jessica A.
jwallin@cmpd.org
3/29/2016

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 28, 2016

Contact: Jessica Wallin, CMPD Public Affairs
704-336-2338, cmpdpio@cmpd.org


Case Update: Monday, March 28, 2016, 8:15 p.m.,


The victim has been identified as Bessie Flowers, DOB: 07/24/1929. Her family has been notified of her death.

Animal Care & Control Officers seized the two dogs, who will be held for a 10 day quarantine and continue to be held for the investigation. The dogs are both American Pit Bull Terriers who were properly licensed and vaccinated. Animal AC&C Officers have responded to one previous call at this address in April of 2013 in reference to a complaint of two aggressive animals. The call was unsubstantiated at that time. There are no additional calls for the animals.

This is an ongoing, active investigation. As further information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Koll is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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Monday, March 28, 2016,


Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting a death investigation in the 3200 block of Luke Crossing Drive in the South Division. The call for service was received at 12:56 p.m., on Monday, March 28, 2016.

Animal Care & Control Officers responded to an Aggressive Animal call for service on Luke Crossing Drive. Upon arrival, AC&C located a female victim suffering from fatal dog bite injuries. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic. The victim’s name is being withheld until family notification has been made.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence.

This is an ongoing, active investigation, and as new information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Koll is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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