Homicide Investigation in the University City Division

CMPD Public Affairs

Charlotte, N.C. – (Sunday, December 25, 2022) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 2900 block of Beard Road in the University City Division.

On Sunday, December 25, 2022, shortly before 8 a.m., University City officers responded to an Assist Medic call in the 2900 block of Beard Road. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim on the side of the road suffering from life-threatening injuries. Medic responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital. The victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

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 from CMPD's Operations Command, the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team, Medic and the Charlotte Fire Department 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 Hall 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: 20221225-0757-00.