Sunday, March 18, 2012

Man & Woman Found Stabbed on Ginger Lane

UPDATE II:  Homicide detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have signed murder warrants on Maria Dejesus Turcios. Detectives determined that this was not a random act of violence as the victim and suspect were known acquaintances and the incident stemmed from a domestic dispute.   Maria Dejesus Turcios is currently in the hospital being treated for injuries she sustained during the incident. Once she has been discharged from the hospital she will be transported to the Mecklenburg County Jail.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Ricardo Alvarado Torres.  Detectives continue to ask for the public’s assistance in developing information in this case. The female victim remains hospitalized in stable condition.
Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Homicide Unit and Assault with Deadly Weapon Unit are conducting an investigation into a stabbing in the 2300 block of Ginger Lane, which left one man dead and a female transported with life threatening injuries. The call for service came in at 2:08 a.m. on Sunday, March 18, 2012. 

North Tryon Division patrol officers responded to Ginger Lane in reference to an A/D/W with two subjects that were stabbed.   Upon arrival, they located a male and female inside of a vehicle, both with multiple stab wounds.  The male subject was pronounced deceased on scene. The female was transported to CMC Main.  CMPD Detectives are in the process of canvassing the complex to determine if anyone heard or saw anything in the moments leading up to the stabbing that will aid in the investigation.

Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Detectives from the Gang and Vice Unit responded to the scene. Representatives of 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 Osorio is the lead detective assigned to the case. In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.