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Death in northeast Charlotte now a homicide, CMPD says

The shooting took place on May 4
Police say the body was in “an advanced stage of decomposition”, according to police, and was...
Police say the body was in “an advanced stage of decomposition”, according to police, and was found around 8 p.m.(Source: MGN)
Published: May. 19, 2022 at 1:16 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has begun investigating a fatality as a homicide.

The death took place on May 4 near the 6300 block of Countryside Drive. Officers responded to Atrium Main in reference to an assault call and the victim, 41-year-old Edgardo Rafael Reyes Mejia was pronounced dead at 5:22 p.m.

On May 19, the case was declared a homicide.

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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