Man dies after stabbing in south Charlotte

Man dies after stabbing in south Charlotte
Police reported the shooting around 7:25 p.m. Saturday night. (Source: WVUE)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a homicide in south Charlotte.

Police say a man was stabbed around 8:20 p.m. Saturday in the 8800 block of Mont Carmel Lane.

The man was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to police.

Police say the preliminary investigation indicates that it was a domestic incident and the suspect and victim knew each other.

Police later identified the deceased as Hector Cruz, 64. They arrested Daniel Pereyra-Nadayapa, 37, and charged him with murder.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or For additional information about this case, refer to the report: 20200328-2022-00.

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