***UPDATE*** Steele Creek Division - Homicide in the 8200 block of Riverbirch Drive

11/6/2019

Case Update: Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Mario Ramirez-Duarte, DOB: 08/24/2000, for the murder of Shandiin Sanchez.

Through continued investigation, homicide detectives identified Ramirez-Duarte as a suspect and obtained warrants for his arrest. He was located by CMPD's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) and interviewed by Homicide detectives at  police headquarters. At the conclusion of the interview, he was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department and charged with murder, two counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, possession of stolen goods, damage to property and interfering with an electronic monitoring device.

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 case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective.  Detective Schneider is the lead detective assigned to this 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 20191027-0449-00.

 

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Case Update: Sunday, October 27, 2019

The victim in this case has been identified as Shandiin Sanchez, DOB: 02/20/1999Her family has been notified of her death.

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 Schneider 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 20191027-0449-00.


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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 8200 block of Riverbirch Drive in the Steele Creek Division.  The call for service came in at 4:49 a.m. on Sunday, October 27, 2019. 

Steele Creek Division Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service on Riverbirch Drive.  Upon arrival, officers located a female with a gunshot in the roadway near an apartment building.  The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim's identity will be released pending family notification. 

Detectives with the Homicide Unit have responded to the scene to conduct the investigation and are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident. 

Crime Scene Search has 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,  Medic, CFD, Crime Stoppers, 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 Schneider 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 20191027-0449-00.

 

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