CMPD Investigating Homicide After Man Dies From 2016 Assault

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide following the death of a man assaulted in east Charlotte in November of 2016.

Sherrell Faulkner

Police say Brian Fitzgerald Sherrell Faulkner, 46, died on Tuesday, May 16th,  as a result of injuries sustained in the November assault.

According to CMPD, on November 30, 2016, officers responded to a call for service regarding an assault and found Faulkner lying next to a dumpster near the intersection of The Plaza Road and 35th Street.

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