Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the North Division

5/31/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, May 31, 2021) – The victim in this case has been identified as Sherlyn Drew, DOB: 09/23/1999.  Her 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 B. Pearson 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: 20210531-0027-00.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, May 31, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 5200 block of Twin Brook Drive in the North Division.

Shortly before 12:30 a.m. on May 31, 2021, officers responded to an Assault With a Deadly Weapon call for service near the 5200 block of Twin Brook Drive.  When they arrived, officers located a female victim with an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim was pronounced deceased on scene 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 of the CMPD's Operations Command,  Mobile Crisis, and CFD 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 B. Pearson 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: 20210531-0027-00.

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