Two arrested in connection with homicide in south Charlotte, CMPD says

CHARLOTTE — Two people have been arrested in connection with a homicide that occurred in south Charlotte.

On Thursday, police were investigating a death on Farmhurst Drive. That street has an apartment complex and runs off Nations Ford Road near Interstate 77.

Police said they were alerted about the case around 2:10 p.m., but the incident occurred around 12:30 p.m.

Investigators said the victim died from “unknown trauma” but didn’t provide any further information.

That victim was later identified as 32-year-old Jonathan Dockery.

On Friday, police arrested 40-year-old Tadarian Neal and 40-year-old Asia Tapp in connection with this case.

Both suspects have been charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

A GoFundMe has been made for Dockery’s cremation. You can donate by clicking here.

They have been transferred into the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

CMPD said the investigation into this death is still active and ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide unit detective.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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