Friday, March 18, 2011

CMPD Seeking Help in Identifying Female Found Deceased

UPDATE: The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is requesting assistance with the identification of an unknown female found deceased on March 17th at 10145 Statesville Avenue.

Anyone with information about the listed victim wearing the clothing described below and shown in the attached photographs is requested to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

The victim is described as a non African-American Female (Possibly White or Hispanic), 20-40 years of age, Straight dark hair. The clothing she was wearing is described as a white t-shirt with “Virginia Beach, Virginia” and a pink flower on the front, jeans and Navy and Plaid Boat Canvass Shoes. (Shown Photos)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Unit Detectives are conducting an investigation into human skeletal remains which were found in the woods at Statesville Road and East I-485. The remains were located in the woods at 10:28 a.m., on Thursday, March 17, 2011.

North Division officers received a call for service in reference to skeletal remains found in the woods. When they arrived, they found skeletal remains which were subsequently determined to be human. The remains have been taken to the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner’s Office who is responsible for determining the cause of death and approximate date of death. The Homicide Unit will work closely with the Missing Persons Unit to review missing person cases which may be related to this case.

Detectives with the Homicide Unit are on scene conducting the investigation. The Civil Emergency Unit is on scene to conduct a grid search in a large wooded area.