Case Update: Homicide Investigation in the Metro Division

8/10/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, August 10, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Cordero Emmanuel Audrey, DOB: 03/17/1988, for the murder of Horace McCorey.  

As a result of continued investigation, Homicide Unit detectives identified Audrey as a suspect in this case and warrants were issued for his arrest.  On August 10, 2021, Audrey was arrested without incident after a collaborative effort between CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United States Secret Service.  Following an interview with detectives, Audrey was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted 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 Planty 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: 20210612033201.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, June 15, 2021) - Detective's with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are requesting the public's assistance in locating Cordero Emanuel Ardrey, DOB: 03/17/1988, who is wanted for the Murder of Horace Mccorey.

 

As a result of continued investigation, Ardrey was identified as a suspect in this case, and a a warrant for Murder was issued for his arrest.  Ardrey should be considered armed and dangerous.  Anyone who sees Ardrey or knows his whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1, immediately.

 

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 Planty 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: 20210612-0332-01.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Monday, June 14, 2021) – The victim in this case has been identified as Horace Mccorey, DOB: 06/18/1986.  His family has been notified of his 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 Planty 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: 20210612-0332-01.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Saturday, June 12, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation that took place in the Metro Division.

At approximately 4 a.m. on June 12, 2021, the victim was shot at the Mooney's Lounge located at 2525 N. Graham St. and drove his vehicle to the Charlotte Fire Department station 11 located at 620 West 28th St. with life threatening injuries from multiple gunshot wounds to seek medical attention. The victim struck the CFD fire station garage door.

Upon arrival on the scene, firefighters immediately started treatment of the victim, and firefighters and Medic transported the victim to Atrium Main.

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 and Victims Services 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 Planty 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: 20210612033201.

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