Case Update: Homicide in the University City Division--August 17, 2021

8/17/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, August 17, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Dashawn Gernard Partlow, DOB: 06/25/1995, and Conner Pyle, DOB: 08/10/1998, for their involvement in the 2019 murder of Nathaniel Isenhour.

 

As a result of the investigation, Partlow and Pyle were identified as suspects in this case, and warrants were issued for their arrest.  Earlier today, the CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) worked in conjunction with the United States Secret Service and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to locate and arrest both suspects without incident. 

 

Following their interviews with homicide detectives Partlow and Pyle were transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.  Partlow has been served his outstanding warrant for murder, and Pyle has been served his outstanding warrant for obstruction of justice.

 

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 C. Sinnott is the lead detective assigned to this case.  The public can also leave information anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20191125-2157-03.  

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, January 15, 2020) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have identified surveillance video footage that they believe captures a vehicle the suspect(s) used.  Detectives are asking anyone in the community who recognizes this vehicle to leave that information directly with a Homicide Unit detectives by calling 704-432-TIPS (8477), or leave that information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  The surveillance video can be viewed here.  Also attached to this release are photographs of the victim, Nathaniel Isenhour.

 

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.  As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office.  For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20191125-2157-03.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019- Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 8600 block of University City Boulevard, which is in the University City Division.

 

On Monday, November 25, 2019 at 9:57 p.m., University City Division officers responded to a shots fired call for service at 8640 University City Boulevard. When officers arrived, they located evidence of a shooting but no suspects or victims. A short time later, an adult male victim was located at Atrium Health University City Hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. He was transferred to Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced by medical staff this morning.

 

The victim in this case has been identified as Nathaniel Lee Isenhour, DOB: 07/10/2000. His family has been notified of his death.

 

Detectives are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident.

 

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence.  Medic, CFD and Operations Command responded to the scene. 

 

As additional 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 C. Sinnott is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  For additional information about this incident please refer to report number 20191125-2157-03.

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