CMPD: Man charged in NE Charlotte murder; victim identified

FOX 46 Charlotte

A man has been charged following a homicide at a northeast Charlotte neighborhood Monday morning, CMPD said. 

Detectives say Shakeli Laquell Lewis, 30, is accused of killing Deon Cortez Thompson around 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 25. 

Captain Luke Sell told FOX 46 Charlotte Thompson was found unresponsive outside of a mobile home along the 9000 block of Faires Road with apparent trauma. Multiple attempts were made to resuscitate him, but he did not survive. 

Lewis was taken to the police station where she was interviewed by detectives and taken into the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.