Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Independence Division

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 7100 block of Snow Lane in the Independence Division.
CMPD Public Affairs
11/29/2022

As a result of the continued investigation, CMPD Homicide detectives have charged a suspect in connection to this case.

 

On Monday, November 28, 2022, members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT), Greensboro PD VCAT, and the Guilford County Sheriff's Office arrested Tyquawon Parker  (DOB: 08/14/1995), in Guilford County on outstanding warrants for the following: Murder, Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Firearm by Felon.   

 

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 M. James 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: 20221023-1028-02. 

 

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Case Update: Public's Assistance Requested in Homicide Investigation

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, October 26, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are requesting the public's assistance in locating the victim's vehicle taken during the recent homicide on Snow Lane.  

 

The Mercedes Benz C250, with NC license plate number, TJV-4843 (pictured below), is believed to be connected to the murder of Ahylea Willard (DOB 09/02/1990) in the 7100 block of Snow Lane on October 23, 2022.    

 

The location and occupants are unknown at this time.  The vehicle has been entered into the NCIC in connection to the murder.

 

Anyone who recognizes and/or locates this vehicle is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective.  Detective M. James 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: 20221023-1028-02.

 

 

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Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Independence Division

 

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, October 24, 2022) – The deceased subject in this case has been identified as Ahylea Willard (DOB 09/02/1990).  

  

Ms. Willard's family has been notified of her 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 M. James 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: 20221023-1028-02.

 

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Homicide Investigation in the Independence Division

 

Charlotte, N.C. – (Sunday, October 23, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 7100 block of Snow Lane in the Independence Division.

 

On Sunday, October 23, 2022, shortly before 10:30 a.m., Independence Division officers responded to check the welfare call for service in the 7100 block of Snow Lane. Upon arrival, officers discovered one gunshot victim and was pronounced deceased by Medic.

 

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, the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Medic and the Charlotte Fire Department 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 M. James 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: 20221023-1028-02.

 

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​License plate & vehicle connected to the murder of Ahylea Willard.