CMPD identify man killed near Arboretum

Authorities have identified a body that was discovered early Sunday morning nearby the Arboretum.

Jonathan Holt Whitlow, 24, was found dead at 3:38 a.m. Sunday, March 31 near the 3900 block of Bon-Rea Drive. Andrew Houston, 21, has been charged for his involvement in this case. 

It initially was unclear if the case was a homicide or a drug overdose but after an investigation it was determined to be a homicide case.

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Officers had responded to a complaint about a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival officers witnessed a man, later identified as Houston, fleeing on foot and a brief foot chase ensued. Houston had taken drugs and was hallucinating, according to the police report. 

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing, police said. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.