CMPD Investigating Homicide After Woman’s Body Found Near West Charlotte Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The CMPD says they are now investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead in west Charlotte Thursday evening.

According to the CMPD, 61-year-old Jennifer Banner was found next to the Shoe Warehouse on Freedom Drive at about 5:50 p.m. on Thursday.

Detectives initially conducted a death investigation but are now calling the case a homicide.

No suspect information has been provided.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.  Detective Peden is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.