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Police: Man found dead in Charlotte road was murdered, dropped off

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41-year-old Brian Dale Jones 41-year-old Brian Dale Jones
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Police say that a man found dead Sunday was murdered then dropped off on a west Charlotte road.

Just before 10 p.m. Sunday, an officer with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department found a man, later identified as 41-year-old Brian Dale Jones, lying on the 8900 block of Old Dowd Road.

Medic responded to the scene and pronounced Jones deceased a short time later.

Monday, investigators told WBTV that they believe Jones was murdered at another location then dropped off on Old Dowd Road where he was found.

The cause of death has not been released.

Detectives said Jones was last seen driving a green 1998 Mazda 626, with NC tag AMK-4692. That car is still missing.

Anyone that may have seen Jones at any point on Sunday, March 23, is asked to call (704)432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide detective, or call Crimestoppers at (704)334-1600.

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