Man faces murder charges after woman found stabbed on roadside

Police charged Tylek Hamilton, 20, with murder in the stabbing death of 19-year-old Audeja Sutton. (Source: CMPD)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A 19-year-old woman died after she was found stabbed on the side of the road in east Charlotte Saturday night, officials said.

Officers said they found 19-year-old Audeja Sutton about 9:32 p.m. at Bending Branch Road and Denbur Drive with multiple stab wounds. She was taken to the hospital where she later died.

The suspect, Tylek Hamilton, 20, was taken into custody and charged with murder.

Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police or Crime Stoppers.