CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred in east Charlotte late Saturday night.
The incident occurred off of Denbur Drive and Bending Branch Road near the I-485 north of Mint Hill shortly after 9:30 p.m. Saturday night.
Officers say they found Audeja Sutton, 19, with multiple stab wounds on the side of the road. Sutton was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
Homicide Detectives would later arrest Tylek Hamilton, 20, who was charged with murder following an interview with police.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.