***UPDATE*** Westover Division - Homicide in 1500 block of Clanton Road

7/15/2018

Case Update:  Sunday, July 15, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged Jermarion David Pernell Worthy, DOB: 06/17/2001, with the murder of Jamie Bright, DOB: 01/04/2000.  His family has been notified of his death.

Following the interview at CMPD headquarters, Homicide Detectives charged Worthy with Murder and subsequently transferred him to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.  

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 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/.    

 

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Sunday, July 15, 2018,

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation in the 1500 block of Clanton Road in the Westover Division.  The call for service came in at 1:06 a.m. on Sunday, July 15, 2018. 

Westover  Division patrol officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.  Upon arrival, officers located a male with a gunshot wound.  He was pronounced deceased on scene by Medic.  His identity will be released pending family notification.

Preliminary information indicates that the victim and suspect were in the home and are known to one another.  The suspect remained on scene and has been transported to police headquarters to be interviewed by Homicide Detectives

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 Fitch is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

 

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