Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Woman Found Dead in Parking Lot on North Tryon Street

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Unit and A/D/W Unit are conducting a homicide investigation at 1018 North Tryon Street in the Metro Division. The call for service was reported at 7:02 pm, on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The victim has been positively identified as Bridgette Nicole Evans. Sadly, Evans has appeared on this website several times due to her history of prostitution arrests.

Metro Division officers responded to a Person Down call for service in reference to a woman who was found lying on the ground behind a business. When officers arrived on scene, they located the victim lying unresponsive in the parking lot. Medic transported her to Carolinas Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased at 8:07 p.m. Based upon initial statements, witnesses saw a woman lying on the ground and went to a nearby business to call 911 and report the incident.

Detectives are currently following up on leads and will continue to canvass the area in the coming hours to determine if anyone saw or heard anything in the area that may be related to this investigation. Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Tisdale is the lead detective assigned to the case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.