***UPDATE*** North Division - Homicide in the 7200 block of Oakwinds Court

8/5/2019

Case Update: Monday, August 5, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Jerome Sonny Davis, Jr., DOB: 07/05/1992, for his involvement in this case.

As a result of continued investigation into this case, Davis was identified as a suspect. On August 5, 2019, members of the CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) located Davis with the assistance of South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) in Spartanburg, South Carolina.  Davis is currently being held in South Carolina until he can be extradited back to Charlotte, North Carolina. He will be served with warrants for murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied property inflicting serious bodily injury.

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 Fitch 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 20190704-0842-04. 

 

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Case Update: Friday, July 5, 2019

The victim in this case has been identified as Khira Bernetta Denise Ruth McKinley, DOB: 11/08/1995. Her family has been notified of her death.

Ms. McKinley died from injuries she sustained from a gunshot wound.

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 Fitch 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 20190704-0842-04.

 

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 7200 block of Oakwinds Court, which is in the North Division.  The call for service came in at 8:42 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2019. 

Officers responded near the 7200 block of Oakwinds Court to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  When they arrived, they located an adult female inside of a vehicle who was pronounced deceased on scene by MEDIC.

Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene to canvass the area and conduct the investigation.  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, CFD, Medic and Operations Command also 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 Fitch 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 20190704-0842-04.

 

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