• CMPD: Man killed after falling from cell tower

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives were conducting a death investigation just south of uptown Wednesday morning.

    Officers responded to a construction site in the 200 block of South Kings Drive around 7:30 a.m. where a man's body was found.

    Investigators told Channel 9 that a construction crew working at the site found the body.

    Officers said the site is an apartment building under construction.

    Police told Channel 9 that no foul play is suspected and that it appears the man fell off of a cell phone tower above the site, severing both legs.

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