Steele Creek Division - Homicide in the 8800 block of Mont Carmel Lane

3/29/2020

Charlotte, N.C. - (Sunday, March 29, 2020) - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Daniel Pereyra-Nandayapa, DOB 09/30/1982, for the murder of Hector Cruz.

As a result of continued investigation, detectives identified Pereyra-Nandayapa as a suspect in this case. On March 29, 2020, Pereyra-Nandayapa was arrested without incident by officers in the Steele Creek Division.  After being interviewed by Homicide Unit detectives, Pereyra-Nandayapa was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and charged with Murder.

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 Pearson 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: 20200328-2022-00.

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Charlotte, N.C. - (Sunday, March 29, 2020) - The victim in this case has been identified as Hector Cruz, DOB: 08/17/1955.  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 Pearson 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: 20200328-2022-00.

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Charlotte, N.C. - (Saturday, March 28, 2020) - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation near the 8800 block of Mont Carmel Lane in the Steele Creek Division. 

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, at around 8:20 p.m., officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service near the 8800 block of Mont Carmel Lane.  When they arrived, they located an adult male victim with an apparent stab wound.  The victim was transported to the hospital by MEDIC with life-threatening injuries and 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.  Preliminary information indicates this is a domestic incident and the victim and suspect are known to one-another.

Representatives from the CMPD's Operations Command, Victim Services, CFD, MEDIC and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Homicide Prosecution Team also responded to the scene.

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 Pearson 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: 20200328-2022-00.


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