CMPD: Woman Charged In Northeast Charlotte Homicide, Victim Identified

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD says a woman has been charged with murder after a man was found dead outside a home Monday morning in northeast Charlotte.

Police say they responded to Faires Road near The Plaza Road Extension in northeast Charlotte Monday morning after Deon Cortez Thompson, 27, was found dead with apparent trauma outside a home.

30-year-old Shakeli Lewis has been charged with the First Degree Murder of Thompson. Detectives say they are not looking for any additional suspects.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information in reference to this homicide is asked to call 704-432-TIPS.