Man charged with killing girlfriend in motel room after physical altercation

- A man is being charged for killing his girlfriend in a Charlotte motel room Saturday, after a physical altercation according to CMPD.

The incident occurred on the 300 block of Archdale Drive just after 3 p.m. Medic was called to the motel for an overdose. Upon arrival officers discovered 40-year-old Jameriane Laverne Ardrey had physical injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives took 41-year-old James Mangus Brewer into custody at the motel. Police say the couple got into a fight that led to Ardey's death. Brewer is now charged with murder.

He is being held at the Mecklenburg County jail without bond.

Anyone with information is asked to call (704) 432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at 

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