Police arrest second person involved in murder of Charlotte teacher

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced Friday they have arrested another man in connection to the murder of Charlotte teacher Bianca Richardson Tanner.

Lawrence Adrian Briscoe, 32, has been charged with Concealment of Death.

Evidence gathered during the course of the investigation led detectives in signing a warrant for the arrest of Briscoe.

Briscoe was arrested earlier Friday in Fort Mill, SC through a combined effort of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, and the VCAT. 

Briscoe is currently in the custody of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office awaiting extradition. Police said there is no timetable on his return. 

The second man involved in this case, Angelo Smith, pleaded guilty Thursday in the death of Bianca Tanner. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Jolly is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.


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