Man charged after body found wrapped up in Charlotte home


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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has charged a man after a body was found early Sunday morning inside a south Charlotte home, WSOC reports.

CMPD responded to a domestic disturbance call around 3:30 a.m. at a home on Bon-Rea Drive off Pineville-Matthews Road and found a man’s body wrapped in a tarp or rug inside one of the bedrooms.

According to officials, Andrew Houston, 21, was at the home when officers arrived and immediately fled the scene, leading police on a short foot chase before being taken into custody.

Houston has been charged with murder and resisting a public officer, WSOC reports.

Police have not released the victim’s name.

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