Body found near uptown Charlotte ruled homicide

- Police are unsure who or what killed a man over the weekend near uptown Charlotte.

The man, identified Tuesday as 38-year-old Joseph Bellamy, was found around 1:11 p.m. Saturday on the 900 block of N. College Street. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Bellamy died at the scene from "unknown trauma."

After a review by the Medical Examiner's Office, the case was ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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