Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Independence Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 6000 block of Pineburr Road in the Independence Division.
CMPD Public Affairs
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2/24/2023

Charlotte, N.C. – (Friday, February 24, 2023) – As a result of the continued investigation, detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have identified and obtained arrest warrants against two suspects for the murder of Michael Elite White.

 

On Friday, February 24, 2023, members of the CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) arrested, Makayla Evans-Goodman (DOB: 08/15/2004) and Marod Damont Cloud (DOB: 06/09/2003). Both suspects were interviewed by homicide detectives.  At the conclusion of the interview, the suspects were transferred into the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. Makayla Evans-Goodman was charged with Murder (1st degree) and Conspiracy to Commit Murder.  Marod Damont Cloud was charged with Murder (1st degree), Conspiracy to Commit Murder and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon.

 

The victim's next of kin has been notified of the arrests. 

 

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Jones is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20230201-2254-00.


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Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Independence Division 
 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Thursday, February 2, 2023) – The victim in this case has been identified as Michael Elite White (DOB: 08/17/1985). The victim's next of kin has been notified of his death. 

 

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Jones is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20230201-2254-00.


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Homicide Investigation in the Independence Division 


Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, February 1, 2023) - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 6000 block of Pineburr Road in the Independence Division.


On Wednesday, February 1, 2023, shortly before 11:00 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance shots fired call for service in the 6000 block of Pineburr Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered a victim with multiple gunshot wounds. Medic pronounced the victim deceased on scene.


Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation, and Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives from CMPD's Operations Command, Victim Services, Charlotte Fire and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team also assisted.


The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Jones is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20230201-2254-00.


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