Woman dies after being stabbed multiple times in east Charlotte, suspect arrested

Woman found dead from stabbing

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.

Tylek Hamilton
Tylek Hamilton (Source: MCSCO)

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

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