North Tryon Division - Homicide in the 1400 block of Tom Hunter Road

2/26/2019

Case Update: Friday, March 1, 2019

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit has charged Damontez Corbitt, DOB: 12/21/1994, and Tequndo Cradle, DOB: 01/13/1978, for their involvement in the murder of Therrisha Steward.

As a result of the investigation into this case, Homicide Detectives identified Corbitt and Cradle as suspects and signed warrants for their arrest.  CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) worked alongside the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, the United States Secret Service, and the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to locate and arrest Corbitt and Cradle in Rockingham, North Carolina.  Corbitt is being charged with first degree murder and possession of a firearm by felon.  Cradle is being charged with first degree murder.  They will both be interviewed by Homicide Detectives and subsequently transported to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

This case remains an active and ongoing investigation.  As additional information comes available, 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 Jones 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.

 

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Case Update: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The victim in this case has been identified as Therrisha Steward, DOB: 10/28/1987.  Her family has been notified of her death.

This is an active and ongoing 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 Jones 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/.

 

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 1400 block of Tom Hunter Road in the North Tryon Division.  The call for service came in at 1:35 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. 

North Tryon Division patrol officers responded to a check the welfare call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located a female with an apparent gunshot wound on the side of the road.  The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.  Her name will be released once her family has been notified.

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 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 Jones 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 2019-0226-0135-00.

 

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