CMPD: Death investigation underway in west Charlotte

Charlotte Mecklenburg police are investigating after a man was found dead in west Charlotte. 

Officers were called to the 1700 block of Spring Forest Drive just after 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 where they found the body of 79-year-old Curtis Ford inside of a home. 

Crime scene investigators responded to process the scene and collect evidence. Police say the investigation is in its early stages and no other information has been released at this time. 

This is a developing story. Check back with FOX 46 for updates.