Thursday, January 19, 2012

CMPD Conducting Murder Investigation at Al's Mini Mart

UPDATE II:  4/4/12- Police have released the following video of the suspect:
video

UPDATE:  This investigation is now classified as a homicide; it is no longer classified as a death investigation. Homicide Unit Detectives continue to ask that anyone with information about this incident call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective King is the lead detective assigned to the case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600
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Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation at 2325 Toomey Avenue in the Central Division. The call for service was reported at 3:58 p.m., on Thursday, January 19, 2012. The victim has been positively identified as Yama Monteith Fluker.

Central Division officers responded to Al’s Mini Mart to an unresponsive male in a vehicle. Upon their arrival, they located the victim in the vehicle not breathing. Detectives are currently canvassing the neighborhood to determine if anyone has any information that will aid in the investigation.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team responded to the scene as well.

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