Central Division - Homicide in the 100 block of Morrow Street

4/5/2019

Case Update: Friday, April 5, 2019,

The victim in this case has been identified as James Scott Anderson, DOB: 04/16/1958His family has been notified of his death.

Based on information gathered during the course of the preliminary investigation and examination of the victim by the Medical Examiner's office, this case is being treated as a Homicide.

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 Peden 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 numbers 20190405150101.

 

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Friday, April 05, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation near the 100 block of Morrow Street, which is in the Central Division.  The call for service came in at 3:01 p.m. on Friday, April 05, 2019. 

Officers in the Central Division responded to an assist MEDIC call for service near the 100 block of Morrow Street.  When they arrived, they located a male victim with apparent trauma.  The victim was pronounced deceased on scene by MEDIC.  His name will be released upon family notification.

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

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence.  Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Victim Services, and Operations Command responded to the scene. 

This is an active and ongoing investigation.  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 Peden 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 numbers 20190405150101.

 

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