Suspect Charged In Deadly South Charlotte Stabbing Investigation

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CMPD detectives have charged 37-year-old Daniel Pereyra-Nandayapa for the murder of Hector Cruz.

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After an investigation, the suspect was identified in the case and was arrested on March 29 without incident.

According to CMPD, after being interviewed Pereyra-Nandayapa was transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and charged with Murder.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

Original Story:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are conducting a homicide investigation after they say a man was stabbed to death Saturday evening in south Charlotte.

On Saturday, March 28th around 8:20pm, officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call off Mont Carmel Lane, which is near E. Arrowood Road.

Upon arrival, authorities located a man with an apparent stab wound.  He has been identified as 65-year-old Hector Cruz.  He was transported to a local hospital where he died, according to a news release.

Authorities say the incident was domestic related and the victim and suspect are known to each other.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or contact Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.