Homicide Investigation in the Metro Division

11/13/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Saturday, November 13, 2021) – The victim in this case has been identified as Cornell Williams, DOB: 02/01/1991. His family has been notified of his death.

From information and evidence obtained, detectives identified Demario Jamal Maye Wilson, DOB: 09/20/1989, as a suspect in this case and warrants were obtained for his arrest. On November 13, 2021, Wilson was arrested without incident by members of the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT).  After an interview with detectives, Wilson was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with Murder and Possession of a 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 Lyon 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: 20211112-2114-01.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Friday, November 12, 2021) - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 1500 block of N. Tryon Street.  

Shortly before 9:15 p.m. on November 12, 2021, officers responded to a welfare check call for service in the 1500 block of N. Tryon Street. Upon arrival, officers located a 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, while Crime Scene Search responded to process the scene and collect physical evidence.   Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Victim Services, CMPD's Operations Command, and CFD also responded to the scene. 

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 Lyons 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: 20211112-2114-01.

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