Police Charge Suspect in NW Charlotte Murder Case

CHARLOTTE, NC — Police have charged Willie Devon James Jr. with the murder of 25-year-old Matthew Duke Gibbons.

James, 28, was taken into custody at the scene, without incident, and interviewed by detectives. He has been charged with Murder, Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon.

Around 8:35pm, police say Gibbons was found shot to death in front of a home on Rhyne Station Road in northwest Charlotte.


This investigation is ongoing. Anyone who may have information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or 911.

CMPD update on homicide that happened on Rhyne Station Road.

Posted by WCCB, Charlotte's CW on Thursday, February 1, 2018