Arrest made in homicide at northeast Charlotte apartment complex

A man is dead and New Albany PD investigators suspect foul play is involved after his body was...
A man is dead and New Albany PD investigators suspect foul play is involved after his body was found outside of a home on Aug. 17.(Pixabay)
Updated: Aug. 22, 2020 at 6:07 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A suspect is now in custody following an altercation in northeastern Charlotte that left one dead.

Police responded to reports of an assault at an apartment complex on Pintail Place Saturday. Officers found a man, identified as 35-year-old Billy Clay McKay Jr., with serious injuries, who was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said its initial investigation revealed that an altercation happened in the common area of the apartment complex and that the two knew each other.

Jonathan Andre Ramsey was later identified as a suspect and on Sunday was charged with murder.

This is Charlotte’s 79th homicide investigation this year, according to police.

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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