Charlotte man arrested in drug-related killing

- Charlotte detectives have charged a local man for the murder of 46-year-old Darian Lavon Curry. 

Michael Kevin Duncan, 26, is charged with murder and has been transferred to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. 

Police said evidence gathered during the investigation led Homicide Unit Detectives in identifying Duncan as a suspect in this case and determining this case is drug related. 

Detectives signed a warrant for his arrest and requested the assistance of the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team in locating Duncan. 

Early Tuesday morning, the VCAT located and arrested Duncan without incident.  

This is an ongoing investigation.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Fitch is the lead detective assigned to the case. 

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