CMPD investigating a homicide in Steele Creek

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in Steele Creek.

It happened in the 16500 block of Plantation Woods Drive in the River Pointe development near Lake Wylie. 

Police say they were responding to a welfare call around 3:45 p.m. Sunday when they located a male in his residence. Medic would later pronounce that man dead at the scene.

Right now police aren't releasing how the man died, but CMPD detectives are canvassing the neighborhood to see if there are any witnesses.

The man's identity has not been released as family members are still being notified.

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