CMPD: Man Arrested In Louisiana, Charged With Murder After Fatally Stabbing Sister In East Charlotte

The Latest (9/9/20):

Police have arrested a man in Louisiana who is accused of fatally stabbing his 36-year-old sister in east Charlotte.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Detectives have charged 35-year-old Tron McRae for the murder of Tyra McRae.

After an investigation into the mid-August homicide case detectives identified Tron McRae as a suspect in this case, and a warrant for Murder was issued for his arrest, police say.

According to CMPD, McRae was arrested in Matairie, Louisiana on Sept. 8 by CMPD’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team and with the assistance of the Charlotte and New Orleans field offices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

He will be served with the warrant and extradited to North Carolina at a later date.

Original Story (8/18/20):

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman was stabbed to death at an east Charlotte apartment complex early Tuesday morning, according to CMPD.

Officers responded to East W. T. Harris Boulevard, close to North Sharon Amity Road, around 12:15 a.m. after an assault with a deadly weapon call for service.

Upon arrival, officers located and began administering medical aid to a woman with life-threatening stab wounds, police say. MEDIC transported the victim, identified as 36-year-old Tyra McRae, to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

This incident was the first of two homicides that happened early Tuesday.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing.

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 leave information anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.